Police in Mattoon arrest two Rantoul resident for prostitution


Police in Mattoon have arrested a Rantoul man and a Rantoul woman, for prostitution and other charges.


James Staine, 41, was taken into custody for promoting prostitution. Police say, he is accused of escorting a female, 24-year-old Jennifer Bock, to perform sexual acts.


Block was arrested and charged with prostitution, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. She is accused of coming to Mattoon to engage in sexual acts with another person for money. Police also found prescription medications and a pipe used for drugs.


Both Staine and Bock are being held in the Coles County Jail.

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