Traffic stop leads to drug arrests


MATTOON — Three area man face drug charges after a traffic stop on a taxi.

28-year old Bryan Shupe, 26-year old Maverick Bowman and 27-year old Corey Mitchell were taken into custody about 3:30 am, Sunday, February 26, in the 2000-block of Western Avenue.

Police say Shupe was charged with possession of methamphetamine; Bowman was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver and possession of drug equipment; Mitchell was arrested on a Coles County warrant for possession of methamphetamine.


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