Illinois High School Principal Pleads Guilty to Violating Domestic Violence Restraining Order

Who has a domestic violence restraining order entered against them?

Who violates an order of protection that has been entered against them?

Not just the stereotypical abusers that many people may think of. In fact, it could be anyone.

Take, for example, the principal of a high school in Illinois (Principal), a seemingly unlikely subject of an injunction for protection against domestic violence.

A domestic violence restraining order was nonetheless entered against Principal to protect his ex-wife.

The order of protection prohibited Principal from approaching her home, drinking or frequenting bars.

Just a couple of months after its entry, Principal pleaded guilty to violating the domestic violence restraining order in the vicinity of his former wife’s home.

Principal spent thirty-four days in confinement, and was sentenced to two years’ probation.

Principal resigned from his job after his arrest.

Read more in this [central Illinois] Pantagraph article: Ex-Pontiac high school official gets probation.