MATTOON (JG-TC) -- Police officers recently made arrests regarding incidents at County Market, CVS, Walgreens and Walmart.
A Mattoon Police Department press release reported that Lisa C. Rohe, 47, of Pekin was arrested on charges of obstructing a police officer and aggravated battery to an officer at 3:46 a.m. Sunday in the 2000 block of Western Avenue.
Police officers were called to County Market to remove Rohe, who was allegedly being disorderly and refusing to leave. The charges alleges that Rohe refused to cooperate with police and to provide them with pertinent information. The charges further allege that Rohe continued to obstruct and resist officers while being placed in a squad car, and that she spat in the face of an officer. She was taken to the Coles County jail.
In other matters, Ashton A. Eady, 28, of Harvey was arrested on four counts of forgery at 6:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of Charleston Avenue. Eady allegedly traveled from Chicago to Walgreens and CVS in Mattoon on Tuesday and attempted to get fake prescriptions filled at each location. Eady also allegedly did this at CVS and Walmart in Mattoon on Saturday. Eady was taken to the jail.
Nicholas J. Blakemore, 34, of Mattoon was arrested for the offense of theft at 12:08 p.m. Tuesday at the Mattoon police station. The charge alleges that Blakemore entered County Market on Jan. 1 and stole numerous cartons of cigarettes from there. He was taken to the jail.
Leroy J. Konop, 27, of Mattoon, was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine and obstruction of justice at 3:08 p.m. Monday in the 2300 block of Marion Avenue. The charges allege that Konop was operating a vehicle that was stopped by police and was in possession of meth at the time. Konop also allegedly broke a glass smoking device that was in the vehicle in an attempt to destroy evidence. He was taken to the jail.