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Isabel Zarate-Gonzalez Sentenced to the Department of Corrections for Aggravated Domestic Battery
October 2, 2018
ISABEL ZARATE-GONZALEZ SENTENCED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC BATTERY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that 29-year-old Isabel Zarate-Gonzalez, formerly of McHenry, Illinois, was sentenced to four years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the offense of aggravated domestic battery following a sentencing hearing on September 28, 2018 before the Honorable Judge James Cowlin.
Isabel Zarate-Gonzalez was previously found guilty of aggravated domestic battery, two counts of domestic battery, and aggravated assault following a jury trial. The trial was held in absentia after Zarate-Gonzalez fled the country to Mexico. Zarate-Gonzalez did not appear for the sentencing, which was also held in his absence.
The four year department of corrections sentence is served at 85% under the Truth in Sentencing Guidelines, followed by four years of mandatory supervised release. Zarate-Gonzalez was also sentenced to 364 days imprisonment for the offenses of misdemeanor domestic battery and aggravated assault. The sentences will be served concurrently.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant State’s Attorneys Mary Ann Scholl and Victor Escarcida. The offenses were investigated by Det. Roske and Det. Clesen of the McHenry Police Department.