Mattoon police arrest man on several charges

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MATTOON - The Mattoon Police Department has announced that a Coles County man was arrested on several preliminary charges, including domestic battery, on August 18.

Mattoon police say Wade Stark, 28, was arrested at about 11:52 p.m. in the 2200 block of Richmond Avenue.  Police say Stark allegedly damaged property that was not his, battered a female, and took a phone away from the female while she was calling 911.

Stark faces preliminary charges of criminal damage to property, domestic battery, and interference with the reporting of domestic violence.  Mattoon police say they continue to investigate this incident.

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