According to a Mattoon Police Department press release, Mattoon police arrested Daniel J. Benjamin, age 33 of Lovington, and Brandon J. Brown, age 37 of Strasburg, on Monday Feb. 13th at 3:00 a.m. The arrests occurred in the 600 block of Charleston Ave. The pair were each charged with 2 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of a Hypodermic Needle. The charges allege that the pair were found to be in possession of heroin, methamphetamine, and a hypodermic syringe. Both were taken to the jail.