MATTOON — Police made four arrests on methamphetamine-related charges in separate cases over the weekend.

A Mattoon Police Department press release reported that the first arrest occurred when a 33-year-old Humboldt man was taken into custody on preliminary charges of possession of meth, possession of a controlled substance and possession with intent to deliver a look-a-like substance at 1:55 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Charleston Avenue.

The Humboldt man, who had an active Coles County warrant for his arrest, was allegedly found in possession of meth, pills classified as a controlled substance, and a crystal like substance resembling meth packaged for sale. The other incidents:

— A 27-year-old homeless Mattoon woman was arrested on preliminary charges of meth possession and obstructing justice at 2:31 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Charleston. She allegedly provided police with a false name to avoid being arrested on an active arrest warrant.

— A 45-year-old Charleston man was arrested on a preliminary charge of meth possession at 7:56 p.m. Sunday in the 1800 block of Dewitt Avenue. He had an active warrant for his arrest.

— A 21-year-old Mattoon man was arrested on preliminary charges of driving while license suspended and meth possession at 10:02 p.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of Charleston. He had two active warrants for his arrest.

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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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