CL man sentenced for battery
WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man pleaded guilty Thursday to battery of his ex-girlfriend and was sentenced to 18 months of conditional discharge.
Kevin S. Lockwood, 53, also was ordered to pay a $250 fine, complete a partner abuse evaluation and comply with any recommendations for domestic battery, a Class A misdemeanor.
Prosecutors dropped other, more serious charges against Lockwood, including kidnapping and unlawful restraint. In March, police responded to the 41-year-old victim’s Woodstock apartment on Leah Lane.
Police said the woman earlier had a heated conversation with Lockwood and that he went to her door. Lockwood allegedly forced the woman from her apartment and into a vehicle, with her live-in boyfriend chasing after them. By tracing cellphones, police said they found Lockwood and the woman at the River Inn Motel in Fox River Grove.
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