Wanted man arrested on drug charges


CHARLESTON, Ill. (WAND) - A wanted man was arrested on drug charges in Charleston.

35-year-old Joseph Vingara of Charleston is charged with possession of Methamphetamine and possession of a look-a-like controlled substance.

Police said he had warrants out for his arrest and they and Eastern Illinois Police got information he was in the area of 11th St. and Van Buren Ave.

As officers arrived, they said they saw him ducking into an apartment building in the 900 block of Jackson Ave.

He was found hiding in a common area hallway.

He was taken to the Coles County Jail.

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