Man sentenced to six years for aggravated battery to a peace officer
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Edward Stevenson, 43, pled guilty and was sentenced March 11 to six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for aggravated battery to a peace officer.
Feb. 7, 2012, officers responded to two 911 calls on Waveland Avenue in reference to a domestic trouble incident. Upon arrival, officers spoke with members of Stevenson’s family. One of the officers started to talk to someone inside the residence, and Stevenson turned around and raised his hand and punched the officer in the face. Stevenson then struggled and fought with officers until both of his hands were handcuffed.
Aggravated battery to peace officer is a Class 2 felony and punishable by three to seven years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Posted March 18, 2013
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