Man admits stalking

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MATTOON, Ill. (WCIA) — A local man faces charges of stalking, criminal trespass and possession of methamphetamine.

33-year old Seth Cornell was arrested about 2:50 am, Monday, in the 900-block of South 17th Street.

Authorities responded to the area for a report of a criminal trespass in progress.

When officers arrived, they found Cornell outside the caller’s home. Authorities had 15 previous calls for Cornell being on the property after being banned from it.

Officials say Cornell admitted stalking the caller. When he was taken into custody, officers found methamphetamine in his possession.

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