COOK COUNTY, IL – A Lynwood man has been charged after Cook County Sheriff’s Police officers and a civilian were injured during a domestic dispute investigation, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today.
At approximately 9:50 a.m. on Dec. 26, Sheriff’s Police responded to a call of a domestic incident at a residence in the 3000 block of Glenwood Dyer Road in Lynwood. Upon arrival, officers spoke with 32-year-old Carlton Tigner, who was involved in a verbal argument with a 58-year-old man.
While speaking with officers, Tigner shouted, walked to the house, and smashed a window, injuring his hand. Officers learned Tigner hit the victim in the back of his head while arguing. The victim was treated on scene for his injury.
During his arrest, Tigner struck and kicked two officers in the legs, a third officer was poked in the eye, and a fourth was bit in the leg. The officers were treated at an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
Tigner was also taken to an area hospital for treatment of his injury then released to police custody where he admitted to fighting officers and resisting arrest. He was charged with Aggravated Battery to a Peace Officer, a Class 2 felony and Felony Resisting Arrest, a Class 4 felony. He was also charged with Domestic Battery and Criminal Damage to Property, both Class A misdemeanors.
Tigner was given an I-bond at his hearing today at the Markham Courthouse and was released from custody.
The public is reminded that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty by the government in a court of law.