Man who stomped on girlfriend guilty of two counts of aggravated domestic battery
Online Staff Report
Robert Norton, 42, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated domestic battery after a bench trial in front of Judge Gary Pumilia March 27.
April 14, 2011, Norton got into an argument with his girlfriend. During the argument, the defendant pushed his girlfriend to the ground and proceeded to stomp on her head and torso. The beating resulted in her jaw being broken in four places as well as a broken rib.
The defendant did not seek medical treatment for the victim until 11 days after the incident.
Aggravated domestic battery is a class 2 felony with a sentencing range of three to seven years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for each count.
Sentencing is scheduled for 11 a.m., May 1, in courtroom 317 in front of Pumilia.
Posted March 28, 2012
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