Charleston, IL Man Arrested After Police Pursuit


A Charleston, Illinois man is facing charges after leading police on a short chase in Mattoon.

On Friday, March 9th, Luis Junior Reyes, 26, of Charleston, was arrested for an active Coles County Warrant in the 900 block of N. 13th St. in Mattoon for old and new charges of Resisting Arrest.

The charges allege that police made contact with Reyes and began taking him into custody for the active Coles County Warrant at which time Reyes ran from police.

Police caught Reyes a short distance later and successfully took him into custody.

Reyes was taken to the Coles County Jail.

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