According to the Mattoon Police Department, Mattoon Police arrested Corey J. Mitchell, 29 years of age of Mattoon, for the offense of Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. The arrest occurred on 1/25/18 at 10:29am on Health Center Drive near Rt 16 in Mattoon. The charge alleges that on 1/24/18, Mr. Mitchell was located and stopped by police for an outstanding Mattoon city warrant, and at that time was found to have been in possession of a firearm. Mr. Mitchell has previous felony convictions. Mr. Mitchell was taken to the Coles County Jail.
(Photo submitted by the MPD)