MATTOON (JG-TC) -- Police officers arrested a Mattoon man on a firearm charge Friday afternoon.
A Mattoon Police Department press release reported that Alex M.R. Crisman, 23, of Mattoon was arrested at 3:03 p.m. in the 1500 block of Shelby Avenue on a charge of possession of a firearm without a valid firearm owner identification card. The charge alleges that Crisman was found to possess a .40-caliber handgun after his FOID card had been revoked by the state. Crisman was taken to the Coles County jail.
In other matters, Dayton L. H. Ellison, 21, of Mattoon was arrested at 8:46 p.m. Saturday at the police station on a charge of domestic battery. That charge alleges that Ellison battered a female. Ellison was taken to the jail.