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MATTOON (JG-TC) -- Police officers arrested a Mattoon man on Tuesday on a charge of domestic battery.

A Mattoon Police Department press release reported that Jerry Lee Gordon Jr., 62, was arrested on this charge at 7:38 a.m. in the 2100 block of Champaign Avenue. The charge alleges that he struck a woman in the nose. Minor injuries were reported. Gordon was taken to the Coles County jail.



Rob Stroud is a reporter for the JG-TC, covering the city of Mattoon, Lake Land College, Cumberland County and areas including Oakland, Casey and Martinsville.

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