June 24, 2024


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Judge increases bail in domestic battery case against man accused of threatening North Coast Music Festival

A McHenry County choose on Friday increased bail for a male going through domestic violence expenses and who also is accused of creating threats from the approaching North Coast Songs Pageant.

Choose David Gervais ordered 28-yr-outdated Daniel Susma’s bail doubled — to $50,000 — for the duration of a court hearing following prosecutors filed a movement requesting the raise, in accordance to the McHenry County state’s attorney’s workplace and court data.

Susma was investigated by the Algonquin Police Section and the FBI in Chicago immediately after messages ended up posted on social media describing a capturing at the digital tunes competition that bundled racial slurs and referenced violence, officials claimed.

The reported risk arrived just after various superior-profile mass shootings across the place, which includes in suburban Highland Park, the place seven persons were killed and dozens extra wounded in a mass taking pictures on July 4 at the village’s Independence Working day parade.

Organizers of the pageant, scheduled for Sept. 2-4 in SeatGeek Stadium in suburban Bridgeview, tweeted a statement in reaction to the threats on Tuesday, stating organizers contacted law enforcement and “are dealing with it with the utmost seriousness.”

Algonquin Deputy Main Ryan Markham advised the Sunlight-Moments Friday that their joint investigation with the FBI into Susma’s alleged statements led them to ascertain “[Susma] was not a threat to the festival … and does not have the potential to have through” an assault.

Algonquin police were called about 10 p.m. Tuesday to a household in the village after a woman relative described Susma had struck her, grabbed her arm and set his hand about her nose and confront, protecting against her from breathing, Markham explained.

Susma was subsequently charged with felony counts of aggravated battery and misdemeanor counts of domestic battery and ordered held on $25,000 bail.

If Susma posts the newly elevated $5,000 bond — 10% of the $50,000 bail amount — and is introduced, he will be essential to submit to GPS monitoring and 24-hour dwelling confinement, according to the state’s attorney’s business.

Susma remained in custody as of Friday, in accordance to sheriff’s business information.

His subsequent courtroom date is established for Aug. 3.