Mattoon police arrested Christopher L. Peoples, age 36 of Mattoon, on Friday Aug. 19th at 1:14 p.m. The arrest occurred in the 2200 block of Charleston Ave. He was charged with Domestic Battery and Theft. The charges allege that Peoples battered a female and stole money from her. He was taken to the Coles County jail.
Jason A. Fitt, age 42 of Mattoon, was arrested on Aug. 20th at 6:53 p.m. in the 200 block of N. 13th street. Fitt was charged with Driving while License Suspended and Possession of Methamphetamine. The charges allege that Fitt was driving a motor vehicle while his license was suspended and that he was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Fitt was taken to the jail.