Mattoon Police Arrest 3 People


Mattoon- Mattoon Police have made 3 arrests for various charges.  April D. Kimery, age 34 of Mattoon, on July 15th at 3:54 p.m. The arrest occurred at 9th & Marshall. Kimery was taken into custody on a Coles County Warrant of arrest for Harassment of a Witness. The charge alleges that Kimery threatened the mother of a child who is a victim of sexual assault. Kimery was taken to the jail in lieu of $20,000.00 bond.

Richard W. Beckler, age 48 of Mattoon, was arrested on July 15th at 8:33 p.m. on Dettro Drive. He was charged with Burglary. The charge alleges that he entered Wal-Mart on numerous occasions and stole items therein. Beckler was taken to the jail.

Chad D. Veach, age 39 of Mattoon, was arrested on July 17th at 3:39 a.m. at Old State Village. Veach was charged with Domestic Battery. The charge alleges that Veach hit, choked and bit a woman. Minor injuries were reported. Veach was taken to the jail. 


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