Forgery arrests

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MATTOON, Ill. (WCIA) — Mattoon police arrested Jamont M. Jackson, 26, Nyere J. Almore Jr., 27, and Demetrius C. Mattox, 27, all of Chicago, IL, for the offense of Forgery. 

The arrest of all three subjects occurred on 01/04/18 just upon their exiting Walgreens located at 212 S. Logan in Mattoon. 

Charges against the trio allege that they traveled from Chicago to Mattoon for the purpose of using counterfeit money at various business locales,  in attempts to purchase goods and receive real currency as change in exchange for the counterfeit money.  

All three were taken to the Coles County Safety and Detention Center. 

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