A press release from the Woodstock Police Department:
Aggravated Battery Arrest
On Sunday, August 6th, 2017 at 4:30 P.M., the Woodstock Police Department responded to the
1700 block of Walnut Drive, Woodstock, in reference to an Aggravated Assault complaint.
Responding officers learned during their investigation that there was an altercation that occurred at Bates Park (1500 North Seminary Ave.) between two female subjects.
During the altercation, a boyfriend of one of the females involved punched and kicked the female who was arguing with his girlfriend.
The parties eventually separated and went different ways.
The male suspect was subsequently identified as Colton M. Howell, of Woodstock.
After conferring with the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office, an arrest warrant was obtained
On August 9th, Howell was located by Woodstock Police and was taken into custody and charged with one count of Aggravated Battery (Public Place).
Howell was transported to the McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility, where as of August 14th, he remains in custody.
This incident remains under investigation and no further information will be released at this time.
- Arrested Persons: Colton M. Howell, M/W, 19 years old
- Charge: Aggravated Battery (Class 3 Felony)
- Court Date: 08/15/17 @ 9:00 a.m.
- Bond: $20,000 (10% applies)