Mattoon man facing multiple charges

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MATTOON - Mattoon police say one man has been arrested on multiple charges, including aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Authorities say Juan Duclerk, 22, was arrested on September 7 at 12:40 a.m. in the 2200 block of Richmond Avenue.  Mattoon police say Duclerk allegedly battered a woman with his hands, then used a handgun to strike the woman.  Police also say Duclerk was allegedly in possession of firearm ammunition without a valid FOID card, as well as marijuana that he allegedly intended to sell.

Duclerk faces preliminary charges of domestic battery, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, possession of ammunition without a vaild FOID card, and possession of cannabis with intent to deliver.

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