According to a press release from the MPD, Mattoon Police arrested Leroy J. Konop, 27 years of age of Mattoon, for the offense of Possession of Methamphetamine and Obstruction of Justice. The arrest occurred on 01/08/17 at 3:08pm in the 2300 block of Marion Ave in Mattoon.
The charges allege Mr. Konop was operating a vehicle which was stopped by police, and at the time had possession of Methamphetamine. Charges also allege that during the time of the stop, Mr. Konop broke a glass smoking device that was inside the motor vehicle, in an attempt to destroy evidence.
Mr. Konop was taken to the Coles County Jail.