MATTOON, Ill. (WCIA) — A 19-year-old was recently arrested for the offense of failure to register change of address as a violent offender, according to police.

Mattoon Police said the arrest occurred on Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. The offense alleges that Josiah Lyons failed to register his change of address from Toledo to Mattoon with law enforcement.

Officers stated that Lyons is identified as a violent offender through the State of Illinois, which requires him to register his address. This is a result of a 2018 conviction for aggravated battery /discharge of firearm.

Lyons was transported to the Coles County Jail. His bond was set at $25,000 (10% applies).