Woman charged for kicking, biting officers

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A 22-year-old woman faces felony charges after reportedly kicking a Cook County Sheriff’s Police sergeant and biting a patrol officer.

At about 5:45 a.m. Sunday, police responded to a report of a stranger entering a home in the 8800 block of Robin Drive in Maine Township.

When officers arrived at the scene, they detained Jenelle Barton and escorted her outside. Police say she appeared to be highly intoxicated.

Then, poliec say Barton kicked a Cook County Sheriff’s Police sergeant in the chest and bit a patrol officer’s right hand. The patrol officer was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The police sergeant did not require medical attention.

Barton was taken to a local hospital due to her level of intoxication and was later released into police custody. She was charged with felony criminal trespass to a residence and two felony counts of aggravated battery to a police officer.

Her bond was set at $5,000.

Her next scheduled court appearance is May 16 at the Skokie Courthouse.

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