Louis Hernandez Pleads Guilty to Home Invasion, Aggravated Domestic Battery, and Aggravated Battery
July 29, 2019
LOUIS HERNANDEZ PLEADS GUILTY TO HOME INVASION, AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC BATTERY, AND AGGRAVATED BATTERY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Louis Hernandez, 51, of Carpentersville, Illinois, pled guilty to two counts of Home Invasion, Class X Felonies, four counts of Aggravated Domestic Battery, Class 2 Felonies, and one count of Aggravated Battery, a Class 3 Felony, before the Honorable Judge Michael Coppedge.
On May 11, 2017, Hernandez hid in a bedroom closet at his ex-girlfriend’s house and waited for her return. When the woman and her girlfriend arrived at the home, Hernandez jumped out and began to beat the two women and strangle them over a period of hours. Hernandez’ ex-girlfriend was able to talk Hernandez into releasing her girlfriend and ultimately herself after they had been held at the house for approximately five hours.
Hernandez will face sentencing for these crimes on September 13, 2019.
This case was investigated by members of the Lake in the Hills Police Department. This case was prosecuted by Rita Gara of the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office.