According to a press release from MPD, Mattoon Police arrested Shay A. Margenthaler, 30 years of age of Mattoon, for the offense of Misuse of a Credit Card. The arrest occurred on 6/24/18 at 8:36pm in the 600 block of Richmond Ave in Mattoon.
The charge alleges that on 6/24/18, Mr. Margenthaler located and took possession of another’s wallet he located on the ground at the Mattoon softball complex located at 6th and Richmond in Mattoon. After taking possession of the wallet, Mr. Margenthaler allegedly used a credit card inside the wallet to make over $600 worth of purchases. Mr. Margenthaler was taken to the Coles County Jail.