November 16, 2018
- Mattoon Police arrested Denzel A. Legg, 46 years of age of Mattoon, for the offense of Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of a Controlled Substance. The arrest occurred on 11/16/2018 at 11:58am in the 800 block of N. 33rd Street in Mattoon. The charges allege that on 11/16/2018, police responded to the 800 block of N. 33rd Street regarding a trash violation complaint, and at that time spoke with Mr. Legg. The charges allege while police were speaking with Mr. Legg about the trash violation, police found Mr. Legg to be in possession of Methamphetamine, as well as a pill classified as a controlled substance. Mr. Legg was taken to the Coles County Jail.
November 17, 2018
- Mattoon Police arrested Amanda J. Margenthaler, 38 years of age of Mattoon, for the offense of Theft. The arrest occurred on 11/17/2018 at 11:18am at the Mattoon Police Department. The charge alleges that on 11/11/2018 while at Walmart located at 101 Dettro Drive in Mattoon, Ms. Margenthaler took items from the store without paying for them. Ms. Margenthaler was issued a court date and was released.
- Mattoon Police arrested Reginald M. Hettinger, 28 years of age of Lovington, IL, for the offenses of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Resisting a Police Officer. The charges allege that on 11/17/18 while in the 1500 block of Broadway Ave in Mattoon, police located Mr. Hettinger, who had active warrants out of Coles and Effingham counties for failing to appear in court. The charges allege that upon approaching Mr. Hettinger, he fled on foot from police, and was apprehended a short distance later, but continued to fight with police at that time. The charges allege that upon being detained, police located where Mr. Hettinger had possession of Methamphetamine, as well as pills classified as controlled substances. Mr. Hettinger was taken to the Coles County Jail.
- Mattoon Police arrested Hunter C. Brewster, 35 years of age of Mattoon, for the two counts of Felony Theft. The arrest occurred on 11/17/2018 at 2:11pm in the 1500 block of Broadway Ave in Mattoon. The charge alleges that on 10/19/2018, Mr. Brewster entered a residence in the 1200 block of Marshall Ave in Mattoon, and stole currency from within. Charges also allege that on 10/19/2018, and while in the parking lot of 620 Charleston Ave in Mattoon, Mr. Brewster stole currency from a female who was in a vehicle with him. Mr. Brewster was taken to the Coles County Jail.
-ALL PERSONS LISTED ARE INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN THE COURT OF LAW-