MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A man was arrested after he gave officers a fake name, police said. He has a tattoo of his name across his neck.

Matthew Bushman, 36, of Mansfield is charged with obstructing justice.

He was arrested Friday night. Police said on Wednesday, officers were investigating  a forgery they said involved Bushman.

Police said Bushman, who has "Matty B" tattooed across his neck tried to give them a fake name and date of birth to avoid arrest. He had an active Peoria County warrant. 

Bushman was taken to the Coles County Jail.

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