SAFE HUMANE CHICAGO COURT CASE CALENDAR

UPDATED Friday, May 17, 2019, 11:00pm

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

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*** MAY 2019 HEARINGS ***

 

MAY 20, 2019 (Monday)

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

EAMES, Richard DOB 010494 (18CR0792301/18111046701/18120817801, JB255075): bench trial

charges(4): 4x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a))

arrest: Beat 1131, 47xx W Van Buren St, 08May18

arresting officers: CPD Units 6559A, 6559D

animals (4): 1 dog (property of defendant) exercise and evaluate order, forfeiture and security petitions filed 09May18

                    2 cats and 1 opossum (not property of defendant)

note: known gang affiliation

history: 09May18 released on $7500 D-bond, 12May in custody $5k D-bond set, 14May, 18May released on $5k EM D-bond, 11Jun xferred to felony div, 25Jul, 28Aug, 04Oct, 30Oct, 21Nov, 10Dec, 07Jan19, 28Jan, 12Mar EM removed - bond stands, 16Apr

note: 12May18 special conditions of bond - can’t possess any animals, take intoxicating substances or own firearms

note: case 18120817801 - 3x depiction of animal cruelty nolle prossed 14May18

media: https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/man-ordered-dog-to-maul-animals-posted-videos-on-social-media-prosecutors/ 

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm 504 (Judge Flood), 9:30am

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

charges(16): 3x murder/intent to kill/inj     

                     3x murder/strong prob kill/inj

                     3x cause child to be endgr

                     3x cause circumstance/endgr

                     2x animal torture 

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

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

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

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

KEARNS, Edward DOB 052064 (19CR0357701/19110315801, JC157232): 402 conference

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

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

 

MAY 28, 2019 (Tuesday)

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

MAGALLANES, Alejandro DOB 052897 (18122182701, JB537445): status of ICS

charges(9): 8x owner duties/1st offense (510ILCS70.0/3)   

                   1x poss ammunition w/o valid FOID 430ILCS65.0/2(a)(2)

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 $1500 D-bond, 14Feb19, 26Feb entered in deferred prosecution program

note: 26Feb entered in deferred prosecution program - given 50 hours of independent community service (ICS)

note: as of 14Feb19 concurrent case (19119836801) 1x agg assault/use of deadly weapon, 1x crim damage to property <$300 next up 04Apr19

note: bond condition modified - allowed to travel freely within the United States

note: 04Dec18 forfeiture petition and E&E order filed but not needed; 26Feb19 animals forfeited but not necessary

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

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

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

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

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

 

MAY 29, 2019 (Wednesday)

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm204 (Judge Stephenson), 9:30am

NEUDENBACH, Joseph DOB 050484 (19CR0595301/19DV7289101, JC214093)

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

arrest: Beat 1434, 19xx N Milwaukee Ave, 16Apr19

arresting officer: CPD ACT Units 6559D, 6559G

animals: 1 Chihuahua - not property of defendant

history: 17Apr19 $5k EM D-bond, 23Apr, 10May xferred to felony court, 14May

note: 10May19 charges superseded by indictment

media: https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-met-chihuahua-punch-20190418-story.html

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

CAMPOS, Blanca DOB 120981 (19CR0504201/19110758501, JC185933)

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

arrest: Beat 0823, 61xx S Richmond Street, 24Mar19

arresting officer: CPD

animal: 1 dog

history: 25Mar19 $3600 Category B D-bond, 01Apr, 26Apr xferred to felony court

note: special condition of bond - If there are any domesticated animals in the house, they must be relinquished to animal care and control. Defendant cannot possess any domesticated animals for the duration of these proceedings.

note: 26Apr19 public defender and interpreter appointed

note: under 19110758501 charges were 1x agg cruelty and 1x cruel treatment

 

MAY 30, 2019 (Thursday)

**COURT: Branch 46, 555 W Harrison Ave, Rm303, 9:00am

GABIOLA, Peter DOB 093064 (19119819301, JC124027): hearing and bench outcome

charges(5): 1x cruel treatment (510ILCS70.0/3.01)    

                   1x improper animal confinement (510ILCS70.0/7)        17Apr19 SOL’d

                   3x theft lost/mislaid/prop/<$500 (720ILCS5.0/16(2))     17Apr19 SOL’d

arrest: Beat 1622, 58xx W Lawrence Ave, 21Jan19

arresting officer: CPD unit 1665D

animals: 1 dog - relinquished 24Jan19

history: 25Jan19 $1500 I-bond, 14Feb, 22Feb xferred to Br46, 28Feb, 17Apr, 26Apr, 03May

note: 14Feb not in court and $10k D-bond warrant issued, 22Feb warrant executed and quashed

note: 22Feb19 public defender appointed

note: concurrent case (18300284301) - criminal trespass to vehicles next up 12Mar19 at Rolling Meadows

 

 

*** JUNE 2019 HEARINGS ***

 

JUNE 3, 2019 (Monday)

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

JUAREZ, Birlo DOB 101578 (18122167201, JB520682): status on felony/behavioral clinical exam

charges(6): 3x cruel treatment  (510ILCS70.0/3.01)

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

arrest: Beat 2533, 15xx N Cicero Ave, 18Nov18

arresting officer: CPD unit 2534

animals: 3 dogs - relinquished

history: 19Nov18 $1500 I-bond, 17Dec PD appointed, 27Feb, 20Mar, 03Apr, 02May

note: concurrent case (18CR0516101/Juarez Birlo) impersonating peace officer - 28May19 in Skokie at 10AM

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

HICKS, Romaine DOB 073081 (18122332101, JB566147): bench at 9:30AM

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

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

arrest: beat 2535 13xx N Harding Ave, 28Dec18

arresting officers: CPD Units 6732H, 6732D

animals: 1 dog - not property of defendant

history: 29Dec18 $10k EM I-bond, 02Jan19, 15Feb public defender appointed, 02Apr

note: special condition of bond - may not posses any animals, have contact with the dog or its owner

**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

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

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

 

JUNE 4, 2019 (Tuesday)

**COURT: Branch 23, 5555 W Grand Ave, 10:00am - NOTE TIME

GARCIA-GALVAN, Juan DOB 010677 (18122192101, JB494813): possible bench

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

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

 

JUNE 5, 2019 (Wednesday)

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

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

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

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

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

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

DAVIS, Andre J DOB 121191 (18CR1372601/18111831301, JB410179)

charges(2): 1x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02(a))

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

arrest: Beat 1724, 29xx W Irving Park Road, 06Sep18

arresting officer: CPD unit 016

animal: 1 dog (found abandoned in apartment) - relinquished

history: 07Sep $10k I-bond, 13Sep PD appointed, 03Oct xferred to felony court, 09Oct, 20Nov, 28Feb, 04Apr, 08May

note: 07Sep18 special condition of $10k I-bond - defendant to have no contact with any dog; 09Oct updated to EM I-bond, 19Dec, 23Jan19 EM E-bond expanded

media: https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/ethan-dog-rescue-animal-abuse-garrido/

 

JUNE 7, 2019 (Friday)

**COURT: Skokie Courthouse, 5600 Old Orchard Road, Rm207(Judge Pavlus), 9:30am

MEMON, Mehwish DOB 101086 (17CR0233002/17200038201, RD 1700281): possible plea

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

arrest: 10Jan17

arresting officer: Skokie PD

animal: 1 dog (shot and killed)

history: 12Jan17, 13Jan, 08Feb17 xferred to crim court, 17Feb, 22Feb, 03Apr, 01May, 12Jun, 31Jul, 06Sep, 10Oct, 15Nov, 13Dec, 26Jan18, 08Mar, 16Apr, 01Jun, 20Jun, 17Jul, 21Sep,  23Oct, 06Dec, 08Jan19, 29Jan, 22Mar

note: concurrent case 17CR0232902 (home invasion/firearm, agg batt/use deadly weapon, aggravated unlawful restraint, unlawful restraint)

note: charges under 17200038201 - 1x agg cruelty and 1x cannabis/ >30-100g/1st offense

note: 12Jan17 conditions of bond: surrender passport, no contact with victim or companion animals; 13Jan17 released on $100k EM D-bond, 08Feb17 no contact with companion animals added as condition; 22Mar19 removed from electronic home monitoring, placed on curfew 10PM-6AM

media: http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/woman-ex-boyfriend-staged-home-invasion-killed-dog-police/

 

JUNE 11, 2019 (Tuesday)

**COURT: Branch 46, 555 W Harrison Ave, Rm303 9:00am

MCCOY, Lyndon DOB 091886 (18122192801, JB538227): status

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

arrest: Beat 3100, 94xx S Pulaski Rd 13Dec18

arresting officer: CPD Units 6559A, 6559D

animals: 1 dog (not property of defendant) died from subsequent medical issues

history: 13Dec18, 20Dec $1500 I-bond, 07Jan19, 15Feb, 14Mar, 14May xferred to Br46

note: see Belinda Jackson 18122183501

**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

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

 

JUNE 12, 2019 (Wednesday)

**COURT: 2600 S California Ave, Rm706, 9:30am

COLLINS, James DOB 092155 (19CR0102001/18200027001, RD 1811366): competency hearing

charges (4): 1x agg domestic bat/use deadly weapon (720ILCS5/12-3.05(f)(1))

                    1x agg domestic unlawful restraint (720ILCS5/10-3.1(a))

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

                    1x agg bat/make physical contact (720ILCS5/12-3.0(a)(2))

arrest: 21Dec18

arresting officer: Evanston Police

animals: 1 dog - not property of defendant (stabbed in the leg)

history: 23Dec18 no bail, 26Dec, 15Jan19 xferred to felony court, 29Jan, 07Mar, 03Apr, 15May xferred to 26th St, 17May

note: concurrent cases (19CR0102101) 2x agg battery/use deadly weapon, 2x agg batt/public place, 1x unlawful restraint and (19CR0102201) 1x attempt armed robbery/no fire, 1x attempt/agg/robbery/indicate

media: https://patch.com/illinois/evanston/targeting-cat-leads-dog-stabbers-downfall-evanston-police

**COURT:  2600 S California, Rm101 (Judge Martin), 9:00am

RIVERS, Jesse DOB 102875 (19CR0565401/19110859201, JC219437)

charges(4):  4x UUW-Weapon-Felon, Possess/Use Firearm (720ILCS5.0/24-1.1(a))

arrest: Beat 0512, 103xx S Corliss Ave, 10Apr19

arresting officers: CPD units 6559D, 6559A

animal: 2 adolescent puppies - became CACC property

history: 11Apr19, 17Apr, 22Apr, 08May no bail warrant, 10May warrant quashed

note: 19110859201 included 1x poss of certain dogs by felon

note: 22Apr19 E&E order filed but not needed

**COURT: Lake Cnty Courthouse, RmT110, 18 N County St,  Waukegan, 9:00am

ANDERSON, Wesley DOB 100195 (19CF00000377): status of preliminary hearing

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

                   1x reck discharge Firearm/Endanger

offense date: 14Feb19

arrest date: 23Feb19

arresting officer: Fox Lake police

animal: 1 puppy

history: 23Feb19, 26Feb bond set, 27Feb bond posted, 04Mar, 12Mar, 17Apr, 08May, 16May

note: using private attorney

media: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190226/wisconsin-man-charged-with-shooting-dog-in-fox-lake

 

JUNE 13, 2019 (Thursday)

**COURT: Markham Rm106, 16501 Kedzie Ave, 9:00am (usually later)

MIDDLETON, Shaquille DOB 110994 (13CR0105707/12601563901, RD 12244985): sentencing

charges(7): 3x animal torture                           not guilty 14May19

                   1x attend/patronize dogfight         guilty 14May19

                   1x promoting dog fighting             not guilty 14May19

                   1x own/breed/train                        not guilty 14May19

                   1x sell/transport fighting dog        not guilty 14May19

note: to get private attorney per PD supervisor

incident: 15xx 142nd, Dolton, 05Dec12

charged: 08Dec12

arresting officer: Cook County

animals: 7 dogs (forfeited to South Suburban Humane)

history: Markham bond crt 08Dec12, Markham 101 11Dec, 28Dec, 04Jan13, Markham 107 23Jan, 07Mar, 25Apr, 11Jun, 22Jul, 12Sep, 07Nov, 18Dec, 26Feb14, 17Apr, 09May, 25Jun, 09Jul, 17Oct, 04Dec, 27Jan15, 28Jan, 27Feb, 12Mar, 29Apr, 12Jun, 17Jul, 14Aug Off call, 25Aug, 17Sep amended notice of appeal filed, 25Sep, 07Oct, 08Jan16, 24Mar17, 13Apr, 24Jul, 28Jul, 02Aug, 25Aug, 26Sep no bail warrant, 22Jan18 warrant executed - released on $10k I-bond, 30Jan, 12Mar, 17Apr, 05Jun, 19Jul, 04Sep, 26Sep, 17Oct, 31Oct, 04Dec, 24Jan19, 06Mar, 03Apr, 14May guilty 1x attend/patronize dogfight

note: 19Jan15 has new dogfighting case - no bail

media: southtownstar.suntimes.com/news/16897011-418/charges-filed-against-8-in-dolton-dogfighting-raid.html;chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-8-held-on-bail-in-dolton-dogfighting-bust-20121208,0,1296491.story

 

JUNE 14, 2019 (Friday)

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

PARTEE, Jerry DOB 081076 (19119931701, JC246810)

charges(1): 1x poss of certain dogs by felon  (720ILCS5.0/12-36(a))

arrest: Beat 0935, 6xx West 47th Place, 02May19

arresting officer: CPD

animals: 1 dog - relinquished

history: 10May19 $1500 D-bond

 

JUNE 17, 2019 (Monday)

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

INCLAN, Leonardo DOB 011972 (19119228201, JC160772): proof of ICS

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

arrest: Beat 0434, 22xx East 103rd St, 21Feb19

arresting officer: CPD unit 0464A

animals: 1 dog - forfeited 16Apr19

history: 22Feb19 $1500 I-bond, 08Mar, 16Apr entered into deferred prosecution program

note: E&E order 13Mar19

**COURT: Lake Cnty Courthouse, RmC403, 18 N County St, Waukegan, 9:00am

SEHTER, Antony (19CM00000643): pre-trial

charges(4): 4x owner duties/1st offense (510ILCS70.0/3) 

offense date: 09Mar19

file date: 12Mar19

arresting officer: Vernon Hills police

animal: 10 dogs

history: 16Mar19 30k D-bond, 01Apr released on bond, 23Apr, 13May

note: concurrent case 19CF00000512 Unauthd Cert Orig/Sale/Title

media: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/mundelein/news/ct-vhr-animal-mistreatment-charges-tl-0328-story.html

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

KAZUKAUSKAS, Charles  (17CF001123): jury trial

charge: 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

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

 

JUNE 18, 2019 (Tuesday)

**COURT: Skokie Courthouse, 5600 Old Orchard Road, Rm207(Judge Pavlus), 9:30am

HASSAN, Syed DOB 010179 (17CR0233001/17200038101, RD 1700281): motion to suppress

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

arrest: 10Jan17

arresting officer: Skokie PD

animal: 1 dog (shot and killed)

history: 12Jan17, 26Jan, 08Feb17 xferred to crim court, 17Feb, 22Feb, 03Apr, 01May, 12Jun, 31Jul, 06Sep, 10Oct, 15Nov, 13Dec, 26Jan18, 08Mar, 16Apr, 01Jun, 11Jul, 14Aug, 26Sep,  23Oct, 06Dec, 08Jan19, 29Jan, 19Feb VOBB, 27Feb, 11Mar, 10Apr, 15Apr, 30Apr, 07May

note: concurrent case 17CR0232901 (home invasion/firearm, agg batt/use deadly weapon, aggravated unlawful restraint, unlawful restraint)

note: 12Jan17 conditions of bond: surrender passport, no contact with victim or companion animals; 13Jan17 released on $200k EM D-bond, 19Feb19 VOBB - in custody with no bail

note: charges under 17200038101 - 1x agg cruelty and 1x cannabis

media: http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/woman-ex-boyfriend-staged-home-invasion-killed-dog-police/

 

JUNE 26, 2019 (Wednesday)

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

BAUTISTA, Tiffany DOB 121595 (19110707101, JB219793)

charges(4):  1x cannabis mfg/del 10-30g 720ILCS55.0/5(c)   26Apr19 nolle prossed

                    2x cause child to be endangered 720ILCS5.0/12c(5)(a)(1)

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

arrest: Beat 0715, 57xx S Paulina Street, 15Mar19

arresting officers: CPD units 6217G, 6217F

animal: 1 dog - became CACC property

history: 16Mar19 released on $1000 D-bond, 26Mar, 26Apr xferred to br43

note: E&E order 16Mar19 filed

 

JUNE 27, 2019 (Thursday)

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

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

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

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

 

 

*** JULY 2019 HEARINGS ***

 

JULY 8, 2019 (Monday)

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

MONTGOMERY, Aaron DOB 100575 (19118690301, JC182983)

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

arrest: beat 0932, 19xx W Garfield Blvd, 18Mar19

arresting officers: CPD units 6559A, 6559D

animals: 1 dog - relinquished

history: 19Mar19 $10k I-bond, 08May entered in deferred prosecution program

note: 08May19 entered in deferred prosecution program; must complete 16 hours independent community service.

note: 19Mar19 E&E order filed but not needed

 

JULY 11, 2019 (Thursday)

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

SCOTT, Tracey DOB  090775 (19CR0244901/19110160301, JC126974): discovery

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

note: concurrent case (17120771001) crim damage to property <$300 next up 13May19

 

 

*** AUGUST 2019 HEARINGS ***

 

AUGUST 1, 2019 (Thursday)

**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, 6559A

animals: 1 dog died from resulting medial issues

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

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: See Lyndon McCoy 18122192801

note: 03Jan19 using private attorney

 

 

*** SEPTEMBER 2019 HEARINGS ***

 

SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 (Thursday)

**COURT: Skokie Courthouse, 5600 Old Orchard Road, Rm103, 1:30pm - NOTE TIME

BENITEZ, Nelson DOB 110349 (19200045901, RD 19010300): SWAP check-in

charges: 1x cruel treatment  (510ILCS70.0/3.01)    19Feb19 guilty plea

arrest: Labagh Woods Forest Preserves of Cook County, 07Jan19

arresting officer: Cook County Forest Preserve Police, Unit 478

animal: 1 dog (dragged alongside a car)

history: 22Jan19 $1500 I-bond, 19Feb

19Feb19 guilty plea - 1 year supervision with regular social service check-ins, 50 hours ICS at an animal shelter and

Media: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/01/08/animal-cruelty-nelson-benitez-dog-dragged-pulled-moving-car-labagh-woods-forest-preserve/

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

SLAYTON, Richard  (2015CF001825): termination of conditional discharge

charges(2): 1x agg cruelty (510ILCS70.0/3.02) not guilty

                   1x cruel treatment (510ILCS70.0/3.01) charge added 07Sep17 - guilty plea

arrest: 31Aug15

arresting officers: Wilmington police

animal: 1 dog

history: 31Aug15 $75k D-Bond set, 02Sep FOID Card surrendered, 21Sep, 19Oct, 03Dec, 14Jan16, 01Mar, 11Apr, 14Jun, 14Jul, 18Aug, 15Sep, 18Oct, 06Dec, 10Jan17, 27Feb, 30Mar, 08May, 30May, 15Aug, 07Sep, 01Nov

media: http://patch.com/illinois/beverly-mtgreenwood/s/f89qo/drunk-man-gunned-down-his-dog-after-the-caged-pet-bit-his-finger-cops

note: Guilty of 1x cruel treatment. Given 100 hours community service, 24 months conditional discharge with special conditions and alcoholism treatment

 

SEPTEMBER 9, 2019 (Monday)

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

BROWN, Kenetsha DOB 030792 (19119897401, JC211696): check-in

charges(2): 1x cruel treatment (510ILCS70.0/3.01)         08May19 guilty plea

arrest: Beat 0332, 17xx East 67th Street, 04Apr19

arresting officer: CPD units 6559A, 6559D

animals: 1 Shih-Tzu - relinquished

history: 04Apr19 $1500 D-bond, 08May guilty plea

note: 08May19 guilty plea - 12 months supervision that includes 2 random visits from social services to ensure she has no pets; must report any change of address to social services.

 

 

*** 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, Rm700 (Judge Linn), 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 JANUARY 25, 2019 (Friday) warrant outstanding

**COURT: 2600 S California, Rm101(Judge Martin), 9:00am

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

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

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 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

 

from FEBRUARY 20, 2019 (Wednesday) warrant outstanding

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

ORTIZ, Carlos DOB 112278 (18120588401, JB290787)

charges(16): 8x cruel treatment  (7-12-290) 

                     8x depiction of animal cruelty ((510ILCS70.0/3.03(1)(b))

arrest: Beat 2521, 45xx W George St, 03Jun18

arresting officer: CPD units 2521 & 2525

animals: 8 Yorkshire terriers (at CACC) - forfeited 20Jul18

history: 04Jun18 $10k I-bond, 16Jul, 20Jul, 04Sep def not in court warrant issued, 05Sep warrant executed, 06Sep released on $5k D-bond, 11Oct, 05Nov, 04Dec, 03Jan19 def not in court $15k D-bond warrant issued, 20Feb def not in court

note: 04Jun18 public defender appointed, 11Oct PD withdrew as attorney

note: 04Jun18 E&E order, 12Jun18 forfeiture petition

 

 

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

 

from MAY 15, 2019 (Wednesday)

**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

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/

 

 

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