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Three charged in alleged anti-gay hate crime in St. Charles
by Kate Sosin, Windy City Times
2013-01-29

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Three St. Charles residents have been hit with felony charges for an alleged anti-gay hate crime that took place Jan. 6.

Christopher Miner, 30; Stephan Bolt, 31; and Susan Patton, 31, are each facing felony hate crime charges after they allegedly attacked two men and a woman outside a bar while yelling anti-gay slurs.

According to a statement by the St. Charles Police, police responded to a disturbance call at the 200 block of N. Lincoln at 1:45 a.m.

"After the bar closed, the victims were standing in the parking lot waiting for a cab when they were confronted by a female who threw a drink into the face of the 26 year old female victim," the statement reads. "The victim and her two male companions walked away to avoid further confrontation."

But as they were walking home, a group in a grey Mazda pulled up beside them. Patton allegedly confronted the female victim. When her two companions stepped in front of the victim to protect her, Patton allegedly struck them.

"Miner and Bolt got out of the vehicle and the three suspects began punching and kicking the two male victims, while taunting them for being gay," police stated.

One of the victims called police and the suspects fled, said police.

The three face additional charges of aggravated battery, battery and mob action.

Police said that possible charges are pending against a fourth assailan.t.

Bolt and Patton were arrested and released on $3,000 bond. Miner is still in custody.

Their next court date in Feb. 15 at the Kane County Judicial Center.


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