An Illinois woman is being charged with aggravated battery and unlawful possession of a controlled substance for accusations of beating her boyfriend with a baseball bat. Sherriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene where a witness directed them to a near-by ditch. Police found the woman in a dispute with her alleged boyfriend who was bleeding from his nose and head. Police say the woman broke the rear windshield of his car before attacking him with a wooden baseball bat.
Tablets of alprazolam were also seized from her during the booking process.
Domestic violence charges are aggressively pursued by prosecutors and law enforcement alike. Many, because of this aggressive prosecution, become victims of false and embellished accusations. These accusations can lead to serious charges and sentences.
If you or someone you love is facing domestic violence charges, you need a St. Louis criminal defense attorney with experience to represent you. An aggressive domestic violence criminal attorney like John Schleiffarth of JCS Law can protect your rights.
Source: ksdk.com, “Woman accused of beating boyfriend with baseball bat,” Brandie Piper, March 3, 2014.