Former EP High School football coach arrested

Oct 24, 2013

East Peoria police say a six month investigation has led to the arrest of the city high school’s former head football coach. Doug Martin was arrested in Springfield for allegedly stealing more than 33-thousand dollars from community donations, fundraisers, and school organized football camps over the last several years.The school filed a complaint against Martin in April. An audit found the discrepancies in the various school funds. Martin is being held at the Tazewell County Jail.