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In June of 2016 – a parolee battered an off-duty police officer into unconsciousness near Wrigley Field and is currently being sentenced time served plus 8 days by Cook County Judge Earl Hoffenberg.


Last June 26th, the 28-year-old officer tried to break up a dispute on the corner of Clark and Addison at 12:40 a.m. According to witnesses and audio recorded on a nearby webcam, the off-duty officer intervened when a disturbance between two men and one of the men’s girlfriend escalated on the southeast corner of Clark and Addison.

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Tremaine Wilson, 30, Blindsided the officer knocking him out, according to witnesses and a police report. Wilson fled the scene and was arrested nearby. He was then charged with six counts of aggravated battery to a police officer and two counts of aggravated battery in a public place.

At the time, Wilson was on parole after serving half of an eight-year sentence for carjacking. Just last October, his parole was revoked and he returned to prison to await the outcome of the Wrigleyville case.

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Judge Earl Hoffenberg accepted a plea agreement last week in which Wilson pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated battery in a public place and the other six counts were dropped.

Hoffenberg sentenced Wilson to supervised release and one-year in prison off-set by time served awaiting trial. He was then released the next day.

Parolee gets time served plus 8 days after beating cop unconscious Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images
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