Mattoon Police arrested Michelle N. Steeples, 42 years of age of Charleston, for the offense of Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer. The arrest occurred on 04/20/18 at 3:46pm in the 2400 block of Charleston Ave in Mattoon.
The charge alleges that on 4/20/18, Ms. Steeples was operating a motor vehicle when police attempted to stop her. The charge alleges Ms. Steeples did not stop when the officer activated his lights and sirens, and continued to attempt to flee from the officer making several turns throughout town. Ms. Steeples finally stopped when the roadway became blocked, at which time she was taken into custody. Ms. Steeples was taken to the Coles County Jail.