Former police chief pleads guilty in domestic abuse case

MEREDOSIA< Il (WGEM) — The former police chief of Meredosia, Illinois, has pleaded guilty to two charges related to a domestic abuse case.

Court records state that Curtis Williams pleaded guilty to Domestic Battery and Aggravated Assault, both misdemeanors. He was sentenced to two years of probation.

Williams was also ordered to serve 30 days in jail, with eight days stayed, he cannot work in law enforcement or possess firearms, and he must attend domestic violence counseling, according to court records.

Williams was accused of holding a firearm to the back of a woman’s head and threatening to shoot her in December, 2018. Documents also state that Williams shoved the woman onto a bed.

Zachary Voss

Zachary Voss

Zachary Voss is the Assignment Editor at WGEM.

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