MATTOON (JG-TC) -- Police officers arrested a Mattoon man on a charge of possession of child pornography.
A Mattoon Police Department press release reported that Jonathan W. Stine, 49, was arrested on this charge at 2:40 p.m. Friday in the 4000 block of Dewitt Avenue. The charge alleges that Stine utilized computers to gather and share pornographic images of children over the internet.
The Mattoon Police Department also served a search warrant on Stine’s residence, which resulted in seizing numerous electronic devices that will be subject to further electronic examinations. Stine was taken to the Coles County jail.