Mattoon Police arrested Brandon J. Longbein, 37 years of age of Mattoon, for the offenses of Battery, Theft, Resisting Arrest, and Obstructing Justice of Process. The arrest occurred on 1/22/18 at 12:16pm in the 3000 block of Champaign Ave in Mattoon.
The police had been called to the area of 30th and Western, due to Mr. Longbein allegedly stealing mail from a residence in the area. Prior to police locating Mr. Longbein, he also allegedly approached a female in the same area, and battered her by way of slapping her hand, after attempting to grab onto that female’s elderly mother. Upon police locating Mr. Longbein in the 3000 block of Champaign Ave, he resisted the officer by way of attempting to run from him. Once at the Mattoon Police department, Mr. Longbein refused to cooperate with inmate processing.
Mr. Longbein was taken to the Coles County Jail.