Mattoon police arrest 2 in connection with home burglary

Mattoon- Two people are arrested in connection to a home burglary in Mattoon.

Mattoon's Deputy Chief Jason Taylor said Albert Mitchell, 30, was arrested on Sunday in the 2900 block of Commercial Avenue. Mattoon police charged Mitchell with residential burglary and credit card fraud.

These charges came after he allegedly burglarized a Western Avenue home while the residents were inside sleeping.

Police said, after the burglary, Mitchell allegedly used a stolen credit card at a Charleston business.

His co-defendant, Yvonne Wright, 29, was also charged with credit card fraud.

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