Sunday, October 2, 2011

Man Arrested For 65th Time After Holding Woman And Her Children Hostage

A woman and her two small children escaped a home in unincorporated Northbrook after her attacker fell asleep, ending a week-long captivity during which the woman repeatedly beaten.

Francisco Tirado, 27, of the 3700 block of Salem Walk in unincorporated Northbrook, was charged Friday with two felony counts of aggravated domestic battery and one felony count of aggravated unlawful restraint, according to a release from the Cook County Sheriff’s office.

The arrest was the 65th since 2001, the release said.

Tirado was also charged with two counts of domestic battery and one count of interference with emergency communications related to domestic battery, according to the release.

Tirado returned to his home heavily intoxicated Sept. 22 and was confronted by the woman after he urinated on the bathroom floor, the release said. He then began to beat and kick the woman.

He also shoved her head into a toilet and hit it against it as well, the release said. more