Three from Chicago arrested in Coles County on forgery charges

Three men from Chicago were arrested in Coles County on Thursday on forgery charges.

Posted: Jan 5, 2018 2:14 PM

COLES COUNTY, Ill. (WTHI) - Three men from Chicago were arrested in Coles County on Thursday on forgery charges.

The Mattoon Police Department arrested Jamont M. Jackson, 26, Nyere J. Almore Jr., 27, and Demetrius C. Mattox, 27, all of Chicago.

Police report the three men travelled from Chicago to Mattoon for the purpose of using counterfeit money. They were attempting to purchase goods and receive real currency as change in exchange for the counterfeit money.

They were arrested as they were exiting the Walgreens located at 212 S. Logan Street in Mattoon and taken to the Coles County Jail.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Clear
41° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 41°
Robinson
Overcast
35° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 35°
Indianapolis
Clear
42° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 38°
Rockville
Clear
41° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 41°
Casey
Clear
46° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 41°
Brazil
Clear
41° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 41°
Marshall
Clear
41° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 41°
Not as Cold
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

WTHI Events