SAFE HUMANE CHICAGO COURT CASE CALENDAR

UPDATED Friday, July 3, 2020, 9:19pm

*** SPECIAL NOTE for this update: Not all rescheduled court dates have been entered into the system yet. See Chief Judge Evans's COVID-19 press release at http://www.cookcountycourt.org/HOME/INFORMATIONREGARDINGCORONAVIRUS.aspx to learn how proceedings are being held starting July 6, 2020.

** NOTE outstanding warrants & recent cases needing new dates at end **

The following details are provided for the convenience of trained Court Advocates, who are authorized to act as Court Advocates through Safe Humane Chicago. If you want to get involved, email courtadvocacy@safehumane.org.

ABOUT UPDATES: Be sure to check updates in the days before the court date. Details may be added as late as the night before.

CHECK INDIVIDUAL CASES IN THE "AUTOMATED VICTIM NOTIFICATION" (AVN) SYSTEM BY PHONE or online through VINELink: In Cook County, check most recent information in the Circuit Court Clerk's system by calling AVN: 877-846-3445. For English, press "1" and then "2" to check court hearing information. As the message states, you will need to enter EITHER "the Circuit Court Clerk's case number, IR number, or the police incident report number" (see explanations at the *** below) OR the defendant's first and last names with correct spelling. If you have one of the listed numbers, press "1". If you have only the defendant's name (correct spelling), press "2".

*** The Circuit Court Clerk's case number begins with the last two digits of the year in which the case was filed and typically ends with 01 or 02. We do not provide the IR number. The police incident report number for Chicago cases is the Records Department of "RD number", which begins with two letters (in 2018 JB) followed by 6 numbers. For help, email courtadvocacy@safehumane.org. When details are incomplete, check with the courtroom before going to court.

The information contained here is from initial arrest summaries, court proceedings, court advocate reports, and other sources.

IF YOU FIND ERRORS/omissions, please email courtadvocacy@safehumane.org or leave a message on 312-409-4790. Details may change or may be incorrect.

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*** JULY 2020 HEARINGS ***

 

JULY 7, 2020 (Tuesday) 

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm201 (Judge Walsh), 9:30am

ALLEN, Laquetia DOB 111662 (20CR0335601/20110276201, JD118492): discovery

charges(2): 1x animal torture (510ILCS70.0/3.03(a))

                    1x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a)) 

arrest: Beat 0726, 20xx W 67th Place, 23Jan20

arresting officers: CPD ACT Units 6559G, 6559C

animals(3): 3 dogs - 1 humanely euthanized as a result of injuries

history: 24Jan20 $10K D-bond set, 25Jan released on bond, 30Jan, 06Mar xferred to felony court, 09Mar, 20Apr

note: special condition of bond added 30Jan20 - must submit to random inspections by animal crimes team while case is pending 

 

JULY 8, 2020 (Wednesday) 

**COURT: Branch 43 (Judge Kuzas), 3150 W Flournoy, 9:00am

TREVINO, Ricky DOB 082770 (20119477501, JD130297)

charges(1): 1x owner duties/1st violation (510ILCS70.0/3)

arrest: Beat 1122, 6xx N Hamlin Ave, 27Jan20

arresting officers: CPD Unit 1123

animals(3): 1 adult dog, 2 puppies - forfeited 05Mar20

history: 28Jan20 $10K I-bond, 26Feb, 05Mar entered into deferred prosecution program, 15Apr

note: 05Mar20 entered into deferred prosecution program with 50 hours ICS

note: previous 1x owner duties charge (16120762001) SOL’d 04Aug16 despite arresting officer only being 18 minutes late to court

note: 06Feb20 forfeiture petition filed, 07Feb20 exercise & evaluate order filed

 

JULY 14, 2020 (Tuesday) 

**COURT: 2600 S California Ave,  Rm706 (Judge Obbish), 9:30am (usually 10:30am)

MASON, Kevin DOB 060793 (16CR6007701/16110333301, HZ129852)

charges(12): 6x murder/intent to kill/injure 720ILCS5/9-1(a)(1)

                     6x murder/strong prob kill/injure 720ILCS5/9-1(a)(2)

arrest: Beat 5132, 51xx S Wentworth Ave, 23Feb16

arresting officer: CPD Unit 610

person murdered: Robert Howard, Jr. (a Safe Humane VALOR graduate and volunteer)

history: 26Feb16, 15Mar, 23Mar transferred to crim div, 05Apr, 20Apr, 24May, 27Jun, 29Jul, 01Sep, 18Oct, 21Nov, 19Jan17, 22Feb, 23Mar, 04May, 09Jun, 13Jul, 04Aug, 08Sep, 11Oct, 15Nov, 19Dec, 22Jan18, 13Feb, 28Mar, 26Apr, 29May, 02Jul, 13Aug, 12Sep, 22Oct, 28Nov, 10Jan19, 24Jan, 21Feb, 02Apr, 07May, 05Jun, 10Jul, 15Aug, 12Sep, 09Oct, 13Nov, 17Dec, 10Feb20, 23Mar

note: 23Mar16 def filed motion to represent himself; 20Apr16 public defender appointed

note: 25Feb20 concurrent case 20119205401 public indecency, lewd exposure (720ILCS5.0/11-30(a)(2)); 27Feb $5k D-bond set

media: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-n-charged-with-murder-in-fatal-west-side-shooting-20160226-story.html

 

JULY 16, 2020 (Thursday) 

**COURT: 2600 S California Ave, Rm704 (Judge Claps), 9:30am

MCELROY, Avery DOB 100383 (20CR0420801/20110647301, JD148150)

charges(8): 1x armed habitual criminal (720ILCS5/24-1.7(a))    

                    1x meth delivery/15<100g (720ILCS646/55(a)(1))   

                    1x cannabis possess 2000-5000g (720ILCS550/4(f))     

                    2x felon, poss/use firearm prior (720ILCS5.0/24-1.1(a))      

                    1x cannabis Mfg/Del  500<2000g (720ILCS550/5(e))            

                    1x poss firearm w/defaced serial number (720ILCS5.0/24-5(b))         

                    1x cannabis Mfg/Del  10-30g (720ILCS550/5(c))  

arrest: Beat 0743, 69xx Elizabeth St, 12Feb20

arresting officer: CPD 

animals (25): 8 dogs (1 pregnant female gave birth to 5 puppies after impoundment, 1 female gave birth to 12 puppies right before impoundment) - forfeited

history: 12Feb20 $6k D-bond, 04Mar, 06Mar, 11Mar, 13Mar, 25Mar xferred to felony court

note: 20110647301 included 1x poss certain dogs by felon (720ILCS550.0/4(c))

 

JULY 21, 2020 (Tuesday) 

 **COURT: DuPage Cnty, Rm4003, 505 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton, 8:30am

MERCADO, Garrett DOB 100189 (2019CM001468): status

charges(28): 14x cruel treatment  (510ILCS70.0/3.01)

                     14x owner duties/1st offense (510ILCS70.0/3)  

arrest: 11Jul19

incident date: 12Jan19

arresting officer: DuPage County Sheriff

animal: 14 dogs

history: 10Jul19 $50k D-bond warrant, 11Jul warrant served, 06Aug, 09Aug bond modified, 14Aug, 28Aug, 04Sep, 05Sep, 18Sep, 31Oct, 08Nov, 12Nov, 13Nov, 19Nov bail modified, 05Dec, 23Jan20, 19Feb, 04Mar, 09Mar additional $50k D-bond set, 10Mar, 11Mar $50k D-bond posted, 18Mar, 10Apr, 07May, 09Jun

note: 14Aug19 special condition of bond - defendant is to not own or have any contact with companion animals; remaining 12 dogs surrendered as of 23Jan20 court date

media: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200311/found-with-dogs-kennel-operator-charged-with-animal-cruelty-must-pay-new-bail?fbclid=IwAR34BaZm_bF9aZtI3CeY2MzYggUQ52xUfxHx81I5LHT6CH3kcLtSWIwIitw

media: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190711/animal-cruelty-charges-filed-against-operator-of-dupage-kennel-where-29-dogs-died-in-fire 

 

JULY 24, 2020 (Friday) 

**COURT: DuPage Cnty, Rm4014, 505 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton, 9:00am

NORRIS, Andre DOB 110392 (2020CF000824): status

charges(27): 3x possess with intent to deliver any doc known to be forged/altered

                     22x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02)

                     2x unlawful disposal of animal/ allow body or parts on premises

arrest/file date: 04May20

arresting officer: Naperville Police

animal (3): 3 dogs (2 DOA, 1 emaciated) - forfeited 01Jun20

history: 04May20, 05May $100k D-bond set, 14May, 22May, 28May, 01Jun

note: see Sarah M Gorski 2020CF000825

media: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200505/two-charged-after-dogs-die-in-disturbing-starvation-case?utm_source=DH+AMP+Articles&utm_medium=AMP&utm_content=trending+articles&utm_campaign=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailyherald.com%2Fnews%2F20200311%2Ffound-with-dogs-kennel-operator-charged-with-animal-cruelty-must-pay-new-bail&fbclid=IwAR2PTlOiI8u0K00IifRiCCRHqiBnmxABd1qFhNmbXX33z5yaU8cZvfzY5u8

 

JULY 29, 2020 (Wednesday) 

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm502 (Judge Wadas), 9:30am

MARTINEZ, Edgar DOB 121777 (19CR1721001, JC457031): discovery

charges(2): 1x animal torture (510ILCS70.0/3.03(a))

                   1x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a))

arrest: 19Nov19

arresting officers: CPD

animal: 1 dog

history: 19Dec19, 27Dec, 30Dec APD appointed, 03Feb20, 10Mar, 14Apr, Jun24

 

JULY 30, 2020 (Thursday) 

**COURT: Branch 35, 727 East 111th Street, 9:00am

SLAYTON, Thomas DOB 080280 (19121571301, JC553010): possible bench trial

charges(1): 1x cruel treatment  (510ILCS70.0/3.01)      

arrest: Beat 2211, 109xx S Troy St, 26Dec19

arresting officer: CPD ACT Units 6559G, 6559D

animals: 1 puppy - relinquished

history: 26Dec19 $1500 I-bond, 30Dec, 27Jan20

 

 

*** AUGUST 2020 HEARINGS ***

 

AUGUST 3, 2020 (Monday) 

**COURT: Iroquois Cnty, Rm S, 550 South 10th street, Watseka 1:30pm

DILORENZO, Corinne DOB 101881 (2019CF166): status

charges(1): 1x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02)

Initial Open Date: 07Nov19

arresting officer: Iroquois County Sheriff officers

animals: multiple animals including dogs, cats, pigs, rabbits, birds, goats, raccoons and turtles.

history: 06Nov19 Grand Jury indictment, 07Nov $10k D-bond warrant, 24Dec warrant executed, 08Jan20 released on bond, 16Jan, 10Feb, 26Feb, 05Mar, 28May, 29May, 22Jun

media: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/she-founded-sanctuary-animals-now-she-s-accused-their-deaths-n1112411

 

AUGUST 4, 2020 (Tuesday) 

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm600 (Judge Hill), 9:30am 

HALE, Oscar DOB 011473 (20CR0360801/20110394701/19122732401, JC502190)

charges(1): 1x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a))          

arrest: Beat 0825, 62xx S Campbell Ave, 05Feb20

arresting officer: CPD Unit 0862E

animals: 4 dogs (3 DOA)

history: 06Feb20, 13Feb, 27Feb xferred to felony court, 12Mar, 16Apr

note: 06Feb20 EM and no contact with companion animals as special condition of bond

 

AUGUST 12, 2020 (Wednesday) 

**COURT: Branch 23, 5555 W Grand Ave, 9:00am

GARCIA, Jamie DOB 070798 (20118699401, JD160911)

charges(1): 1x cruel treatment  (510ILCS70.0/3.01)

arrest: Beat 1013, 25xx S Kedvale Ave, 22Feb20

arresting officer: CPD ACT Units 6559A, 6559D

animals(4): 2 dogs, 2 puppies - relinquished

history: 22Feb20 $1500 I-bond, 12Mar, Apr06, 24Jun

 

AUGUST 14, 2020 (Friday) 

**COURT: Branch 23, 5555 W Grand Ave, 9:00am

DUKE, Lee DOB 100294 (20119511801, JD162504)

charges(3): 1x cruel treatment  (510ILCS70.0/3.01)

                    2x resist/obstruct officer (520ILCS5.0/1.22)

arrest: Beat 2531, 12xx N Parkside Ave, 23Feb20

arresting officer: CPD Unit 2515

animals(1): 1 stray cat

history: 24Feb20 $5k I-bond, 14Apr, Jun26

 

AUGUST 18, 2020 (Tuesday) 

**COURT: location pending, 9:00am aug 18

GARCIA, Norma DOB 081000 (20118708501)

charges(1): 1x owner duties/1st offense (510ILCS70.0/3)  

arrest: Beat 1622, 59xx N Miltimore Ave, 19Mar20

arresting officers: CPD

animal:

history: 20Mar20 $1500 I-bond, 30Jun

 

AUGUST 19, 2020 (Wednesday) 

**COURT: Branch 23, 5555 W Grand Ave, 9:00am 

FARACI, Daniel DOB  082878 (20118674101, JD148806): discovery

charges(4): 2x cruel treatment  (510ILCS70.0/3.01)    

                   2x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a))  

arrest: Beat 1623, 53xx W Foster Ave, 12Feb20

arresting officer: CPD Units 1634, 1633C

animals: 2 dogs - relinquished

history: 12Feb20 $3k I-bond, 10Mar, Apr17, 01Jul

**COURT: Will Cnty, 14 W. Jefferson St, Rm 400, Joliet 9:30am

KAZUKAUSKAS, Charles  (17CF001123): set trial date

charges(1): 1x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02)

arrest: 02Jun17

arresting officers: Will County Sheriff officers

animal: 1 dog (deceased)

history: 02Jun17, 03Jun17 released on $75k D-bond, 05Jun, 12Jun, 16Jun, 21Jun, 27Jun, 21Aug, 28Sep, 02Nov, 06Dec, 19Jan18, 01Mar, 19Apr, 24May, 02Aug, 06Sep, 18Oct, 11Dec,  30Jan19, 31Jan, 06Feb, 07Mar, 07May, 13Jun, 14Jun, 18Nov, 19Feb20, 08Apr, 16Jun

media: http://www.theherald-news.com/2017/06/05/police-homer-glen-man-maimed-dog-with-ax-after-child-bitten/adhrkvl/

 

AUGUST 27, 2020 (Thursday) 

**COURT: DuPage Cnty, Rm4014, 505 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton, 9:00am

GORSKI, Sarah DOB 052000 (2020CF000825): status

charges(7):  3x possess with intent to deliver any doc known to be forged/altered

                    22x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02)

                    2x unlawful disposal of animal/ allow body or parts on premises

arrest/file date: 04May20

arresting officer: Naperville Police

animal (3): 3 dogs (2 DOA, 1 emaciated) - forfeited 01Jun20

history: 04May20, 05May released on $50k D-bond, 28May, 01Jun, 12Jun

note: see Andre Norris 2020CF000824

media: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200505/two-charged-after-dogs-die-in-disturbing-starvation-case?utm_source=DH+AMP+Articles&utm_medium=AMP&utm_content=trending+articles&utm_campaign=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailyherald.com%2Fnews%2F20200311%2Ffound-with-dogs-kennel-operator-charged-with-animal-cruelty-must-pay-new-bail&fbclid=IwAR2PTlOiI8u0K00IifRiCCRHqiBnmxABd1qFhNmbXX33z5yaU8cZvfzY5u8

**COURT: DuPage Cnty, Rm4010 (Judge Miller), 505 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton, 9:00am

PALERMO, Samantha DOB 112593 (2015CF001172): status                  

charge: 1x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02)   nolle prossed

arrest: 11Jun15

arresting officer: Elmhurst Police

animal:  1 cat - stabbed to death

history: 11Jun15, 07Jul, 16Jul, 01Sep, 19Oct, 08Dec, 09Feb16, 29Mar, 06Apr, 15Apr, 21Apr, 26May, 16Jun, 07Jul, 30Aug, 17Nov, 22Nov, 12Dec, 07Feb17, 16Mar, 13Apr18, 15May19, 24May, 07Jun, 21Jun, 12Jul, 30Aug, 03Oct, 06Dec, 10Jan20, 30Jan not in court, 27Feb, 10Apr

note: 11Jun15 $125k bond set, no companion animals

note: On probation for Domestic Violence case (2014DV001447) from 11Nov14

media: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elmhurst/news/ct-elm-elmhurst-animal-cruelty-met-20150611-story.html

media: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161020/news/161029865/

 

 

*** SEPTEMBER 2020 HEARINGS ***

 

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 (Wednesday)

**COURT: Chancery, 50 W Washington St, Rm2402, 9:30am

TRANCHITA, Tomi (2019CH05968)

file date: 14May19

animals: 1 coyote (3 others died in custody of Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources)

history: 14May19, 16May, 17May, 22May, 05Jun, 17Jun, 20Jun, 21Jun, 24Jun, 02Aug, 14Aug, 10Sep, 18Sep, 05Dec, 12Dec, 31Dec, 03Jan20, 16Jan 23Jan, 27Jan, 16Mar cancelled, 12May, 17Jun cancelled

media: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-seized-tinley-coyote-update-st-1004-20191002-a6yscj2m7zc7fhehbkuyogcd5i-story.html

 

 

*** OCTOBER 2020 HEARINGS ***

 

OCTOBER 8, 2020 (Thursday)

**COURT: Will Cnty, 14 W. Jefferson St, Rm304, Joliet 11:00am

LOPEZ, Daniel J  (2019CM000275): set trial date

charges: 5x cruel treatment  (510ILCS70.0/3.01)

               15x owner duties/1st offense (510ILCS70.0/3)   

arrest: 19Feb19

case initiated: 05Feb19

arresting officers: Joliet Police

animal: 5 dogs - relinquished 26Feb19

history: 19Feb19 $5k D-bond set, 20Feb released on bond, 20Mar, 15May, 19Jun, 21Aug, 16Oct, 20Nov, 11Dec, 04Mar, 15Jun

media: https://patch.com/illinois/joliet/joliet-dog-owner-goes-jail-5-dogs-confiscated

 

 

*** JUNE 2021 HEARINGS ***

  

JUNE 2, 2021 (Wednesday) 

**COURT: Kane Cnty Courthouse, 37 W 777 Lincoln Highway, Geneva, 9:00am

NORIEGA, Krystle DOB  011185 (19CF001483): return date on conditional discharge

charges(2): 1x agg cruelty       01Jun20 dismissed

                   1x agg cruelty       01Jun20 amended to cruel treatment

offense date: 10Jul19

file date: 25Jul19

arresting officer: Aurora PD

animal: 1 dog

history: 25Jul19, 05Aug, 06Aug $8k I-bond, 07Aug, 05Sep, 01Oct, 16Oct, 25Oct, 04Dec, 17Jan20, 05Mar, 28May, 01Jun guilty plea: 2 days detention with 1 day time considered served, 12 months conditional discharge, community service, Fine/Cost/Penalties and Fees of $969.00

media: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190808/aurora-woman-charged-with-cruelty-after-dog-dies-from-heat-stroke

 

 

*** OUTSTANDING WARRANTS ***

 

from MARCH 19, 2012 (Monday)  warrant outstanding

**COURT: Rolling Meadows Rm110, 9:30am

HERNANDEZ-ANGEL, Antonio (12CR0251501, RD 12-00274)

charge: 1x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02)

arrest: 19xx N Green, Palatine, 05Jan12/06Jan12

arresting officer: Palatine police

animal: 1 kitten thrown to ground and subsequently euthanized

history: RM 110 Jan12, 15Feb not in court, 19Mar no show BFW 

media: see pet-abuse.com: http://www.pet-abuse.com/cases/19078/IL/US/

 

from JANUARY 16, 2015 (Friday) warrant outstanding

**COURT: Skokie, 5600 Old Orchard Road, Rm103, 9:00am

LEE, Hojin DOB 110876 (14200087101, RD 201404730) 

charge: 1x owner duties (510ILCS70.0/3)

arrest: Niles, 15Mar14 (incident discovered: 90xx Terrace Dr, Park Ridge, 22Feb14)

arresting officer: Niles Police

animal: 1 dog “Brunobo” severely malnourished and abandoned, now adopted

history: bond court, 18Apr14, 21May, 02Oct, 11Dec, 16Jan15

notes: 21May14, 80 hrs community service, 11Dec def not in court - BFW

media: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2014-03-19/news/ct-niles-animal-cruelty-arrest-tl-20140319_1_niles-man-niles-police-news-release-apartment-building

 

NOVEMBER 30, 2018 (Friday) warrant outstanding

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm203 (Judge Ford), 9:30am  (usually later)

McGUIRE, Derrick DOB 081865 (18CR0592901/18110793901, JB205536)

charges(5): 1x PCS Mfg/Del 1<15g Heroin (720ILCS570/401(c)(1))

                   2x PCS Mfg/Del 1<15g Coca (720ILCS570/401(c)(2))

                   1x other amt narcotic scheduled I&II (720ILCS570/401(c)(1))

arrest: Beat 0511, 101xx S Indiana Ave, 30Mar18

arresting officer: CPD Units 6221D, 6221F

animals: 2 dogs - relinquished to CACC but later returned

history: 31Mar18 released on $1k D-bond, 27Apr xferred to criminal div, 09May public defender appointed, 06Jun, 16Jul, 20Aug, 07Sep, 02Oct, 29Oct not in court - no bail warrant issued, 30Nov

note: 18110793901  included 1x poss certain dogs by felon

note: arrested with Desmond Jefferson 18110794501

 

from FEBRUARY 14, 2019 (Thursday) warrant outstanding

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm700 (Judge Linn), 9:30am  (usually later)

JEFFERSON, Desmond DOB 042773 (18CR0592902/18110794501, JB205536)

charges(2): 1x PCS Mfg/Del 1<15g Coca (720ILCS570/401(c)(2))     19Dec18 guilty plea to amended charge

                   1x PCS Mfg/Del 1<15g Heroin (720ILCS570/401(c)(1))   14Feb19 sentenced in absentia

arrest: Beat 0511, 101xx S Indiana Ave, 30Mar18

arresting officer: CPD Units 6221D, 6221C

animals: 2 dogs - relinquished to CACC but later returned

history: 31Mar18, 01Apr released on $4k D-bond, 27Apr xferred to criminal div, 09May, 23May PD appointed, 10Jul, 27Aug PD withdrew as attorney, 02Oct, 29Oct, 19Dec, 10Jan19 warrant issued, 07Feb def not in court, 14Feb not in court

note: 19Dec18 - 1x PCS Mfg/Del 1<15g Coca (720ILCS570/401(c)(2)) amended a lesser charge, 14Feb19 sentenced in absentia to 6 years in ILDOC for 1x PCS Mfg/Del 1<15g Heroin

note: 18110794501 included 1x poss certain dogs by felon

note: dogs were relinquished but later returned to defendant (female returned 25Apr18 after spay, male returned 12May18 after neuter)

note: arrested with Derrick McGuire 18110793901

 

 

 *** NEED FOLLOW UP or DETAILS ADDED FOR UPDATE ***

 

from MARCH 31, 2020 (Tuesday)

**COURT: Branch 23, 5555 W Grand Ave, 9:00am

JACKSON, Belinda DOB 011360 (18122183501, JB538227): community service check-in

charges(1): 1x owner duties/1st offense (510ILCS70.0/3)        02May19 guilty plea

arrest: Beat 0825, 64xx S Washtenaw Ave 03Dec18

arresting officer: CPD ACT Units 6559A, 6559B

animals: 1 dog died from resulting medial issues

history: 06Dec18 $1500 I-bond, 03Jan19, 13Feb, 27Mar, 02May, 01Aug, 31Oct

note: 02May19 guilty plea - 2 years probation (may petition court to terminate early to move out of state); No animals except existing parrot; Must provide proof parrot is seen by a veterinarian; Probation includes 12 random unannounced house checks to confirm Jackson has no animals other than parrot; 100 hours community service (50 with adult probation and 50 through independent community service); Fees capped at $10

note: 03Jan19 using private attorney

 

from APRIL 6, 2020 (Monday)

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm 706 (Judge Obbish), 9:30am (usually 10:30AM)

DAVIS, Andre DOB 072061 (16CR0404101/16110249701, HZ155567)

charges(2): 1x mfg/del cannabis 30-500g

                   1x Mfg/Del 1<15g herion/analog

arrest: Beat 0714, 59xx S Paulina St, 18Feb16

arresting officer: CPD ACT Unit 6559B, 6559C

animals(2): 2 male dogs (A143895, A143896) became CACC property

history: 19Feb16 500k D-Bond, 26Feb, 16Mar, 23Mar, 24Mar, 01Apr, 05May, 11May, 09Jun, 25Jul, 14Sep, 20Oct, 22Nov, 05Jan17, 21Feb, 30Mar, 26Apr, 24May, 28Jun, 14Aug, 11Sep, 05Oct, 20Oct, 20Nov, 03Jan, 01Feb, 08Mar, 09Apr, 16May, 19Jul, 11Sep, 15Oct, 19Nov, 07Jan19, 19Feb, 22Feb, 14Mar, 10May, 11Jun, 16Jul, 14Aug, 16Sep, 29Oct, 09Dec, 23Jan20, 04Mar, 06Apr

note: on 18Feb16 forfeiture petition and exercise and evaluate order

note: 14Mar19 (14CR1218802) found guilty of 1x agg kidnaping/armed 1x conceal homicidal death; concurrent DUI (15CR1810601) pending

note: 16Mar16 transferred to 26th and California

note: 6 charges under 16110249701 included 2x depiction of animal cruelty and 2x owner duties

APRIL 6, 2020 (Monday)

**COURT: Branch 66, 2600 S California Ave, Rm101, 12:00pm - NOTE TIME

PICKETT, Norvell DOB 111061 (20110326301, JD122715): judgement on forfeiture

charges(5): 1x poss certain dogs by felon (720ILCS550.0/4(c))           21Feb20 nolle prossed

                   1x cruel treatment  (510ILCS70.0/3.01)                             21Feb20 nolle prossed

                   2x Violate order protection (720ILCS5.0/12-3.4(a)(1))       21Feb20 nolle prossed

                   1x Violate sex offender regis/2+ (730ILCS150.0/3(a))       21Feb20 nolle prossed

arrest: Beat 0632, 86xx S Ingleside Ave, 20Jan20

arresting officer: CPD Unit 0652

animals(2): 1 dog, 1 cat - became CACC property

history: 22Jan20 $25k I-bond, 29Jan, 20Feb not in court - 30K D-bond warrant, 21Feb warrant quashed, 06Apr

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm307 (Judge Chiampas), 9:30am

ASHFORD, Lebar DOB 020891 (19CR0318701/19110203201, JC137324): bench trial

charges(1): 1x PCS - mfg/Del 1<15g herion/analog (720ILCS570/401(c)(1))

arrest: Beat 0735, 19xx W 72nd Street, 02Feb19

arresting officer: CPD units 0706A, 0706B

animals: 1 dog - forfeited 21Feb19

history: 03Feb19 released on $10k D-bond, 19Mar xferred to felony court, 20Mar, 26Apr, 28May, 01Jul, 15Aug, 24Sep, 30Oct, 18Dec, 28Jan, 06Apr

note: 19110203201 charges, which included 1x animal torture, were superseded by indictment.

note: 03Feb19 E&E order and forfeiture petition filed

 

from APRIL 9, 2020 (Thursday)

**COURT: Skokie Courthouse, 5600 Old Orchard Road, Rm107, 10:00am - NOTE TIME

RAMOS, Jorge DOB 041268 (19CR0042001/18112348701, JB537445): status

charges(1): 1x poss revoked firearm FOID 430ILCS65.0/2(a)(1)

arrest: Beat 2533, 19xx N Cicero Ave, 03Dec18

arresting officer: CPD units 6738H & 6738G

animals: 15 dogs (including 5 newborn puppies), 1 turtle, 4 cats - all relinquished

history: 04Dec18 no bail, 10Dec private attorney, 28Dec xferred to criminal div, 04Jan19, 18Jan, 27Feb, 08Apr, 16May, 27Jun, 31Jul, 10Sep, 03Oct, 04Dec, 23Jan20, 03Mar

note 18112348701 included 15x owner duties/1st offense; 04Dec18 special condition of bond - no contact with any animal until case is over

note: 04Dec18 forfeiture petition and E&E order filed but not needed

note: known gang affiliation

note: has concurrent case 18CR1351801 for weapons related charges on same day

 

from APRIL 10, 2020 (Friday)

**COURT: 2600 S California Ave, Rm303 (AVN has Rm504) (Judge Raines), 9:30am

Harris, Gwendolyn DOB 082661 (19CR1080001/19111482001, JC344828)

charges(1): 1x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a))

arrest: Beat 0932, 51xx S Marshfield Ave, 11Jul19

arresting officers: CPD unit 0933

animal: 1 kitten (not property of defendant) hit by a shovel, paralyzed & subsequently humanely euthanized

history: 13Jul19 $3k EM D-bond, 18Jul, 07Aug indicted - xferred to felony court, 16Aug VOBB reduced to $10k I-bond (no bail remains for 19CR0751901), 16Sep bail set at $3k EM D-bond, 01Oct category B-bond set, 02Oct released on EM D-bond, 04Nov, 13Dec, 10Jan20, 19Feb, 10Mar

note: special condition of EM B-bond - no contact with animals

note: VOBB on concurrent case (19CR0751901) 1x other amt narcotic schedule I & II

 

from APRIL 13, 2020 (Monday)

**COURT: Branch 46, 555 W Harrison Ave (AVN has 26th St), Rm303, 9:00am

GARCIA-GALVAN, Juan DOB 010677 (18122192101, JB494813)

charges(1): 1x owner duties/1st offense (510ILCS70.0/3)        

arrest: Beat 1034, 27xx S Western Ave, 12Dec18

arresting officer: CPD Units 6559A, 6559D

animals: 1 dog - relinquished

history: 12Dec18 $1500 I-bond, 20Dec, 07Jan19, 17Jan, 30Jan, 25Feb, 27Mar, 18Apr, 04Jun, 11Jun, 27Jun, 24Jul, 19Aug, 20Sep xferred to br46, 16Oct, 18Dec, 05Feb20

note: 07Jan19 special condition of bond - no contact with companion animals

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm604 (Judge Hennelly), 9:30am

AGUIRRE, Hector DOB 050300 (19CR1113101/19111581601, HZ565767): discovery

charges(6): 3x murder/intent to kill/injure (720ILCS720-5/9-1(a)(1))

                    3x murder/strong prob kill/injure (720ILCS720-5/9-1(a)(2))

arrest: Beat 1033, 2650 S California, 24Jul19

arresting officer: CPD Units 6510E, 6510F

person murdered: Jamil Shuaibi - shot and killed

animals(1): 1 dog - shot and killed

history: 25Jul19 no bail, 13Aug, 23Aug, 27Aug, 23Sep, 25Nov, 06Jan20, 06Feb, 09Mar

media: https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2019/7/28/8933455/gangs-satan-disciples-shot-man-dog-mistaken-identity-latin-saints-back-of-the-yards

 

from APRIL 16, 2020 (Thursday)

**COURT: 2600 S California Ave, Rm207 (Judge Byrne), 9:30am

ESTRADA, Sergio DOB 091284 (19CR0186701/18112387501, JB4547692)

charges(4): 1x Cannabis trafficking>5000g (720ILCS550/5.1(a))

                   2x Mfg/Del Cannabis >5000g (720ILCS550/5(g))

                   1x Felon poss/use firearm prior (720ILCS5/24-1.1(a))

arrest: 68xx 13th Street, 10Dec18

arresting officers: CPD

animal: 3 dogs - returned to defendant

history: 11Dec18, 18Dec, 07Jan19, 09Jan nolle prossed, 13Feb indicted, 20Feb, 15Apr, 17Apr, 03Jun, 24Jul, 23Aug, 01Oct, 05Nov, 16Dec, 30Jan20, 27Feb, 16Apr

note: 20Feb $75k EM D-bond set, 15Apr released on bond

note: under 18112387501 charges included 1x poss certain dogs by felon

**COURT: Skokie Courthouse, 5600 Old Orchard Road, Rm108, 10:00am - NOTE TIME

ADUNAS, Eder DOB 102789 (19CR0801001/19111129501, JC271221)

charges(2): 2x agg cruelty  (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a)) 

arrest: Beat 2525, 37xx W Lyndale St, 20May19

arresting officer: CPD Units 2515, 2525, 2625

animal: 2 dogs - forfeited 11Sep19

history: 21May19 no bail, 28May $25k EM I-bond, 17Jun xferred to felony court, 24Jun, 01Jul, 06Aug, 09Aug $1k security bond set, 22Aug bail reduced to $2500 D-bond, 23Sep EM re-added to bond, 12Nov, 19Dec, 30Jan20, 05Mar, 16Apr

note: 28May19 special condition of bond - cannot possess any animals during the course of the case or have any contact with the victim/complaining witness

note: 28May19 forfeiture petition filed, 17Jun19 E&E order filed, 06Aug19 security filed

note: concurrent case (19CR0803001) 1x agg battery/government emp 

 

from APRIL 17, 2020 (Friday)

**COURT: Branch 35, 727 East 111th Street, 9:00am 

HARRIS, Patricia DOB 080280 (20118626101, JD117661)

charges(1): 1x cruel treatment  (510ILCS70.0/3.01)      

arrest: Beat 0731, 74xx S Perry Ave, 16Jan20

arresting officer: CPD Units 0734, 0723

animals(1): 1 dog - relinquished

history: 16Jan20 $1500 I-bond, 13Feb, 18Mar, Apr17

 

from APRIL 22, 2020 (Wednesday)

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm303(Judge Raines), 9:30am

POLK, Markina DOB 111683 (19CR0070901/18112450901, JB567006): possible bench

charges(1): 1x agg cruelty  (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a))

arrest: beat 0523, 120xx S Normal Ave, 28Dec18

arresting officers: CPD Units 6559G, 6559A

animals: 3 dogs (1 died from health related issues, 1 relinquished, 1 not property of defendant)

history: 29Dec18 $20k I-bond, 04Jan19, 11Jan, 25Jan no bail warrant, 09Nov warrant executed, 12Nov $20K I-bond, 17Dec, 07Jan20, 24Feb, 18Mar

note: 1 dog confiscated 25Dec18 with multiple health issues resulting in the dog’s death during surgery; 28Dec28 2 dogs confiscated.

note: special condition of bond - curfew between 7PM – 7AM except for work/school and is to have no contact with animals; 25Jan19 not in court - no bail warrant issued

note: 18112450901 included 2x owner duties 1st offense in addition to 1x agg cruelty.

 

from APRIL 23, 2020 (Thursday)

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm506 (Judge Cannon), 9:30am

SAUCEDO-TORRES, Edilberto DOB 052380 (19CR1149201/19111566101/19119444701, JC296563): TASC exam results

charges(7): 3x animal torture (510ILCS70.0/3.03(a)) 

                   3x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a)) 

                   1x own animal for sport fight (510ILCS70.0/4.01(a)) 

arrest: Beat 0531, 727 E. 111th St, 24Jul19

arresting officer: CPD units 6559A, 6559D

animals: 114 roosters/chickens

history: 08Jun19 $1500 I-bond, 02Jul, 23Jul charges nolle prossed, 24Jul rearrested, Jul25 bond set, Jul26 released on $5k D-bond, 31Jul, 27Aug xferred to felony court, 28Aug, 29Aug, 15Oct, 20Nov, 19Dec, 14Jan, 19Mar, 23Apr

note: special condition of bond - no contact with roosters

note: 1x owners duties and 1x cruel treatment (19119444701 ) nolle prossed 23Jul19

media: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/local-group-saves-over-100-birds-rescued-from-cockfighting-operation-513230961.html

media: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/06/07/more-than-80-chickens-removed-from-west-englewood-home-amid-cockfighting-allegations/

**COURT: Skokie Courthouse, 5600 Old Orchard Rd, Rm209 (Judge Hoffenberg), 10:00am - NOTE TIME

EVANS, Brenna DOB 120596 (19CR1501101/19112144101, JC472080)

charges (1): 1x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a))

arrest: Beat 2532, 54xx W Potomac Ave, 14Oct19

arresting officer: CPD Units 2563B, 2563C

animals: 6 dogs (3 adult, 3 puppies) - relinquished

history: 15Oct19 released on $25k EM D-bond, 21Oct, 29Oct, 13Nov, 19Nov, 15Jan20, 03Feb, 13Mar, 23Apr

note: special condition of bond - defendant is not to possess any animals

note: 19112144101 included 2x cruelty, 6x owner duties and 1x aggravated cruelty

media: https://cwbchicago.com/2019/10/cops-rescue-6-dogs-from-absolutely-horrible-conditions.html?

**COURT: Skokie Courthouse, 5600 Old Orchard Rd, Rm208 (Judge O’Brien), 10:00am - NOTE TIME

KEARNS, Edward DOB 052064 (19CR0357701/19110315801, JC157232): for mental health eval

charges (1): 1x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a))

arrest: Beat 1612, 60xx N Harlem Ave, 18Feb19

arresting officer: CPD

animals: 1 dog - stabbed and killed

history: 18Feb19 $10 EM D-bond, 25Feb, 27Feb, 19Mar xferred to felony court, 03Apr, 30Apr, 20May, 25Jun, 24Jul, 29Aug, 16Sep, 02Oct, 07Nov, 06Jan20, 24Feb, 02Apr COVID release, 23Apr

note: 18Feb19 special condition bond - no drinking or contact with victim 

 

from APRIL 28, 2020 (Tuesday)

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm502 (Judge Wadas), 9:30am

SCOTT, Tracey DOB  090775 (19CR0244901/19110160301, JC126974): judgement on bond forfeiture

charges(1): 1x agg cruelty  (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a))

arrest: Beat 1135, 28xx W Harrison Street, 23Jan19

arresting officers: CPD Unit 1135

animal: 1 puppy - relinquished

history: 23Jan19 $6k D-bond set, 01Feb, 21Feb xferred to felony court, 01Mar PD appointed, 02Apr, 15May, 11Jul, 13Aug behavioral clinical exam ordered, 26Sep, 30Oct, 06Dec, 03Jan20, 10Feb no bail warrant, 11Mar judgment on bond forfeiture warrant executed, 24Mar

 

from MAY 11, 2020 (Monday)

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm504 (AVN has Rm306) (Judge Flood), 9:30am

KOTLINSKI, Maciej DOB 052779 (15CR0002801/14CR2077901/14CR1907001/14113093201, HX446571): status

charges(16): 3x murder/intent to kill/inj                     16Jul19 not guilty for reason of insanity

                     3x murder/strong prob kill/inj                16Jul19 not guilty for reason of insanity

                     3x cause child to be endgr                    16Jul19 not guilty for reason of insanity

                     3x cause circumstance/endgr               16Jul19 not guilty for reason of insanity

                     2x animal torture                                   16Jul19 not guilty for reason of insanity

                     2x agg cruelty  (510ILCS70.0/3.02a)    16Jul19 not guilty for reason of insanity      

arrest: 13xx N Sheridan Rd, 28Sep14

arresting officer: CPD Unit 5314

animals: 1 dog & 1 cat (both killed)

history: 30Sep14, 20Oct, 27Oct, 07Nov, 14Nov, 15Dec, 05Jan15, 06Jan, 03Mar, 22Apr, 15Jun, 05Aug, 24Sep, 14Oct, 26Oct, 28Mar16, 12Apr, 25May, 09Jun, 11Jul, 28Jul, 27Sep, 03Nov, 08Dec, 24Jan17, 23Mar, 23May, 06Jul, 24Aug, 30Oct, 14Dec, 31Jan18, 23Feb18, 15Mar, 11May, 14May, 29May, 25Jul, 06Sep, 24Sep, 23Oct, 28Nov, 21Dec, 19Feb19, 01Apr, 20May, 21May, 22May, 23May, 04Jun, 08Jul, 16Jul not guilty, 13Aug, 13Sep, 16Dec, 13Feb

media: http://homicides.suntimes.com/2014/09/30/update-maciej-kotlinski-held-without-bond-in-stabbing-deaths-of-girlfriend-7-year-old-daughter/

note: allegedly killed wife & her 7-yr-old daughter as well as 2 pets

note: animal charges added 21Nov14

 

from JUNE 3, 2020 (Wednesday) 

**COURT: Bridgeview, 10220 S 76th, Rm208, 9:00am

MIXON, Janiel DOB 0317971 (20500141801, RD SH-20-707)

charges(2): 1x cruel treatment  (510ILCS70.0/3.01)

                   1x owner duties/1st offense (510ILCS70.0/3)        

arrest: 28Feb20

arresting officer: Cook County Sheriff

animals: 1 dog

history: 06Mar20 released on $100 C-bond

media: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/woman-charged-with-abandoning-dog-in-trash-bag-in-willow-springs/2230959/

 

from JUNE 4, 2020 (Thursday) 

**COURT: Branch 35, 727 East 111th Street, 9:00am

NICHOLS, Marcell DOB 110595 (20119471401, JD122382): for disposition

charges(11): 5x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a))

                     1x UUW Weapon - Rifle (720ILCS5.0/24(1)(a)(7)(II))

                     1x Poss Can/>30-100g/1st offense (720ILCS550.0/4(c))

                     4x Reckless conduct/Bodily harm (720ILCS5.0/12-5(a)(1))

arrest: Beat 0522, 1xx W 113th Pl, 20Jan20

arresting officer: CPD Unit 0563E

animals(7): 5 dogs, 2 cats (1 DOA) - became CACC property

history: 22Jan20 released on $2k D-bond, 18Feb, 20Apr

note: special condition of bond - no contact with animals; specifically cats and dogs

 

from JUNE 25, 2020 (Thursday) 

**COURT: Bridgeview, 10220 S 76th, Rm207(Judge Felice), 10:30am

BUTLER, Calvin DOB 040171 (19500354301, RD 19001556): bench

charges(4): 2x cruel treatment  (510ILCS70.0/3.01)

                   2x owner duties/1st offense (510ILCS70.0/3)        

arrest: 5xx Linden Ave, Bellwood, IL

arresting officer: Cook County Sheriff

animals: 2 dogs (1 DOA, 1 relinquished)

history: 12Jun19 $1500 I-bond, 09Aug, 25Oct, 05Dec, 16Jan20, Feb

media: https://patch.com/illinois/elmhurst/animal-cruelty-charge-man-accused-causing-dogs-death

 

 

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