A Palatine man was arrested Dec. 13 after police said he attempted to "head-butt" and bite several officers who were taking the offender into custody following two incidents of domestic disturbance, according to a Palatine Police Department press release.
Andrew J. Castillo, 25, of the 800 block of Panorama Drive, in Palatine, was charged with two counts of domestic-related disorderly conduct and one count of resisting a police officer. Bond was set at $3,500. Castillo has a pending court date of Jan. 2.
Palatine Police received a call at 2:50 a.m. on Dec. 13 of a subject pounding and kicking
an apartment door in the 800 block of Panorama Drive. When officers arrived, they observed a male
subject who had been involved in another domestic disturbance an hour earlier. This time, he was banging on the door and yelling at the occupants of an
apartment where his girlfriend and child had taken refuge after the first
Officers confronted Castillo as he continued pounding on the apartment door, telling him to stop shouting and banging on the door because the people inside the apartment felt threatened and were afraid for their safety. Castillo refused the officers instructions and continued to cause a disturbance.
Officers informed Castillo that
he was under arrest for disorderly conduct and attempted to take him into
custody. Castillo refused to listen to
the officers' commands and resisted their efforts, including attempting to
“head-butt” and bite the officers multiple times.
Information submitted by the Palatine Police Department