26th & California, Chicago
Mr. P was arrested for pouring bleach on his girl friend. The girl friend did not wash the bleach off and she claimed that she sustained sever burns over her back and chest. The police took pictures of these wounds several days later. Mr. P’s son claimed that he was also burned with bleach. At trial the girl friend admitted on cross-examination that the burns went away after few days and that there were no lasting effects. Mr. P’s son on cross-examination admitted that he had lied about being burned by the bleach. The judge found him not guilty of all felony counts and guilty of a lesser included misdemeanor domestic battery. Finding of Not Guilty.
Tags: Aggravated Battery, Cook County Criminal Courthouse, Domestic Cases, Heinous Battery