NEWTON, Ill. (WTHI) – One man is behind bars after an incident in Jasper County.
On Thursday evening, police asked for the community’s help locating 33-year-old Kenny D. Mathis.
Mathis is accused of stealing a vehicle near Sam Parr State Park in Newton, Illinois.
After stealing the vehicle, Mathis allegedly tried to hit pedestrians using the vehicle.
Mathis was taken into custody late Thursday evening.