Mattoon Police arrested Ted A. Morecraft, age 44 of Neoga, on Weds. Jan. 27th at 11:45 a.m. The arrest occurred in rural Neoga. Morecraft was charged with Residential Burglary and Burglary. The charges allege that Morecraft is responsible for numerous burglaries to cars, storage units, and houses in Mattoon and rural Coles County.
The arrest was the result of several months’ worth of joint investigation between Mattoon Police and the Coles County Sheriff’s Dept.
Morecraft was taken to the Coles County jail.