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Bloomington man jailed, charged with aggravated domestic battery

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Richard Meads


BLOOMINGTON — A Bloomington man faces battery charges in McLean County.

Richard S. Meads, 40, is charged with aggravated domestic battery involving strangulation and domestic battery, a Class 4 felony for a subsequent offense.

According to the court documents and probable cause statement read in court Tuesday, he is accused of repeatedly grabbing and pushing the victim down and placing his hands around her neck until she couldn’t breathe.

Meads was jailed in lieu of posting $4,035 and ordered not to have contact with the adult victim, a child who was present when the offense allegedly occurred and the address where it was reported.

An arraignment was scheduled for Aug. 21.

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Contact Kelsey Watznauer at (309) 820-3254. Follow her on Twitter: @kwatznauer.


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