Not guilty in obstructing an officer of the peace.

Circuit Court of Will County, Illinois
Counsel: Anne S. Kuban and Scott E. Irvin
Outcome: Not Guilty

Defendant train conductor was criminally charged with obstruction of a peace officer after a train/automobile accident. The state contended that Defendant criminally denied access to a police officer to board a train following a train/automobile collision. The defense contended that the conductor acted appropriately under the circumstances and was well within her rights as a conductor of the train to deny the police officer access to the train.