Mattoon Police make arrest in connection with burglaries

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MATTOON - The Mattoon Police Department says a central Illinois man has been arrested for allegedly breaking into several vehicles.

Mattoon police say Tevin Trueblood, 21, was arrested during the early morning hours of December 2.  Authorities say Trueblood has been charged with Burglary to Motor Vehicles.  According to Mattoon police, the charges allege that Trueblood, with the help of a 17-year-old minor, broke into approximately 30 vehicles with the intent of stealing items in them.  

Authorities say Trueblood was taken to Coles County Jail, while the minor was released to a parent, and will be summoned to Coles County Juvenile Court.

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