A dispute with a neighbor led to State Senator Suzi Schmidt being arrested on a two count misdemeanor warrant. Count 1 was for criminal damage to property (Class A) and Count 2 was for criminal trespass to property (Class B).
Officers from the Lake County Sheriff's Office arrested Schmidt at approximately 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. Both counts stemmed from a neighbor dispute, according to a statement from the LCSO.
In addition to the warrant, Schmidt was served with an Emergency Stalking No Contact Order. The petitioner was the same neighbor listed as the victim on the warrant.
Schmidt was taken into custody without incident in the 6600 block of Grand Avenue, Gurnee, according to the LCSO. Bond was set at $5,000, with 10 percent applying.
- Report submitted by the Lake County Sheriff's Office.