MATTOON (JG-TC) -- Police officers arrested a Mattoon man twice on Saturday on charges regarding separate incidents.
A Mattoon Police Department press release reported that John K. Kesler, 63, of Mattoon was first arrested at 3:41 p.m. in the 3200 block of Moultrie Avenue on charges of criminal trespass to a motor vehicle and battery. The charges allege that he unlawfully entered another person’s car and then shoved a person. Kesler was issued a notice to appear in court and was released from custody.
Kesler was arrested again at 6:45 p.m. and charged with disorderly conduct and aggravated battery. Those charges allege that Kesler was intoxicated and hitting and kicking a parked vehicle in the 3200 block of Moultrie, and that he shoved another man. Kesler was then taken to the Coles County jail.
In other matters, Michael T. Dery, 31, of Neoga was arrested at 9:29 a.m. Friday at the police station. Dery was charged with violation of an order of protection. The charge alleges that he contacted a female in violation of a court order. Dery was taken to the jail.
Separately, Joe L. Inboden, 35, of Mattoon was arrested at 7:44 p.m. Saturday in the 2800 block of Dewitt Avenue on a charge of public indecency. The charge alleges that he intentionally exposed himself to two juvenile girls while outside of his home. Inboden was taken to the jail.
In another matter, Paul J. Richey, 45, of Mattoon was arrested at 3:26 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of South 12th Street on a charge of domestic battery. The charge alleges that he battered a female. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Richey was taken to the jail.
Separately, Gary M. Hocutt, 39, of Mattoon was arrested at 6:45 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of Moultrie Avenue on a charge of domestic battery. The charge alleges that he choked a female and threatened her with a knife. Hocutt was taken to the jail.