According to a press release from Mattoon PD, Mattoon police arrested Britney L. Pauley, age 31 of Mattoon, on Friday Aug. 3rd at 5:27 a.m. at the MPD. Pauley was charged with Burglary, Forgery, and Possession of another Person’s Debit or Credit Card.
The charges allege that Pauley broke into another persons car and stole a purse. She is alleged to have then forged the victims’ name and used the victims debit card and checks to purchase goods at various stores in Mattoon. Pauley was taken to jail.