Deputies arrest vehicle theft suspect in Danvers

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DANVERS, Ill. (WAND) - A man wanted in connection with multiple vehicle thefts in central Illinois has been arrested in Danvers, Illinois.

The McLean County Sheriff's Office says Chad Matheson was taken into custody after deputies spotted the vehicle he was driving at a bar in Danvers.  Deputies say Matheson tried to drive from the scene, but struck a Danvers Police Department vehicle.  Matheson was taken into custody and evaluated by medical personnel, after which he was taken to McLean County Jail. 

Investigators say Matheson was identified in a suspect in the October 3 thefts of a Ford F-250 in Argenta, and a Toyota Tacoma from Galesville.

If you have any information regarding these incidents, call (217) 762-5761.

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