Thursday, January 19, 2006


In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate crime; and the district attorneys, who prosecute the offenders. These are their stories.

From your Chicago Tribune:
A Naperville councilman in the midst of a campaign for the state Senate has been charged with misdemeanor battery, accused of striking a police officer, authorities said Wednesday.

Richard Furstenau, 61, of Naperville was expected to surrender to police Wednesday evening. He said late Wednesday that he intended to post $300 bail and be released from custody.

Furstenau, who has served on the Naperville City Council since 1999 and is running in the Republican primary to replace Peter Roskam in the 48th District, vehemently denied the charge.
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