Mattoon Police arrested Amanda K. McGowan, 28 years of age of Charleston IL, for the offenses of Retail Theft, Possession of Methamphetamine, and also for having an active warrant for her arrest. The arrest occurred on 1/27/18 at 1:27pm in the 1900 Block of Prairie Ave in Mattoon.
The charges allege that on 1/27/18, police were called to County Market in Mattoon, regarding a female identified as Ms. McGowan stealing liquor from that location. Ms. McGowan was located by police at that time driving away from County Market, and had two bottles of liquor in her vehicle, which the store alleged she had just stolen. Ms. McGowan also had an active warrant for her arrest at this time for the offense of Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine. The charges also allege Ms. McGowan was in possession of Methamphetamine during the time of the stop.
Ms. McGowan was taken to the Coles County Jail.