According to a MPD press release, Mattoon Police arrested Brandon L. Gire, 26 years of age of Camargo, IL, for the offense of Felony Theft and Driving while License Revoked. The arrest occurred on 5/30/2018 at 5:56am in the 1400 block of Broadway Ave East in Mattoon.
The charges allege that on 5/30/2018, Mr. Gire dined at a local restaurant, and fled from that restaurant without paying his bill. The charges allege this would be a felony theft due to previous theft convictions. The charge alleges Mr. Gire fled from the restaurant by driving a motor vehicle, which he did with a revoked driver’s license. Mr. Gire was subsequently located, arrested, and taken to the Coles County Jail.