Police: Batavia man damages house, hits stepson with vehicle in fight

 
 
Updated 12/5/2017 6:19 PM
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  • Allan O. Richard faces up to eight years in prison if convicted.

    Allan O. Richard faces up to eight years in prison if convicted.

A 33-year-old Batavia man is accused of fighting with his teenage stepson and hitting him with a vehicle in North Aurora.

Allan O. Richard, of the 1100 block of Larkspur Lane, faces felony charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in a person injured, criminal damage to property, two counts of misdemeanor domestic battery and one count of disorderly conduct, according the Kane County court records and North Aurora police.

North Aurora Deputy Chief Scott Buziecki said officers were called to the 200 block of East Arrowhead Street at 9:47 p.m. Sunday for a report of a hit and run with injuries and property damage.

Officers learned Richard and his 19-year-old stepson got into an argument that escalated to Richard kicking down a door and attacking the victim, who ran outside the house and into the backyard, according to police.

"Richard then got into his vehicle, drove to the rear of the house (which has a garage behind the house), struck the victim with his vehicle, and then struck the rear of the house, causing extensive damage," Buziecki wrote in an email. He added the teen's injuries were not life-threatening and he was taken to Presence Mercy Hospital in Aurora.

Richard drove off but was later found at his house on the Larkspur by Batavia police officers.

If convicted of all the charges, he faces a punishment of probation to up to eight years in prison.

Richard is free after posting bail and is next due in court Dec. 15.

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