SHILOH, Ill. (KSDK) - The St. Clair County State's Attorney's Office charged a 23-year-old Fairview Heights man Monday for suspected domestic battery and unlawful arrest.
According to the Shiloh Police Department, officers were called to the 2400 block of Patrick Drive on June 16 for a domestic battery. When officers arrived at the residence, the victim refused medical treatment and the suspect was no longer at the scene.
The victim told police she'd been locked in an apartment against her will and was later forced into a vehicle against her wishes.
Prosecutors issued a nine-count indictment against Wendell Bennett Jr. on June 30, including seven domestic battery charges and two unlawful arrest charges.
Bennett also has six active warrants for his arrest in St. Clair County, with a total bond of $200,000. He remains at large.