Two candidates for Homer Glen mayor made a quick look in Will County Circuit Court docket Tuesday over a no contact order that had been beforehand dismissed.
Homer Glen Clerk Christina Neitzke-Troike appeared earlier than a choose July 29 to ask for a no-contact order towards Trustee Rose Reynders after the 2 officers had a verbal altercation earlier that day on the Homer Glen Village Corridor.
In keeping with the Will County sheriff’s workplace, Reynders yelled at Neitzke-Troike, ripped up her enterprise card and threw it at her. Reynders was arrested for battery, although the Will County state’s legal professional’s workplace introduced at a courtroom look Sept. 6 charges would not be filed within the case.
Neitzke-Troike final week filed a movement to amend the no-contact order, saying there have been some errors made that had been publicly introduced up at a latest Village Board assembly after which later talked about on social media.
Neitzke-Troike mentioned the no-contact order was marked that Reynders was suicidal. In keeping with Neitzke-Troike’s courtroom paperwork, she mentioned she was not requested that query however relatively it was a mistake that she needed rectified “as it’s inflicting extra points to an already delicate matter.”
“That query was not requested of me and if it was, the response would have been no,” Neitzke-Troike wrote in her movement. “I perceive this can be minor nevertheless it has been talked about on the dais at a board assembly and I would love for the file to be cleared that this was not requested.”
Choose Thomas Carney mentioned Tuesday the no-contact order was dismissed Aug. 19 and there was nothing extra to determine on this case.
Reynders mentioned after the courtroom look that it’s “simple to backpedal” after the very fact.
She mentioned that it was a waste of everybody’s time to attend a courtroom listening to, and that Neitzke-Troike had alternatives to rectify the error between July 29 and Aug. 19.
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Neitzke-Troike mentioned she was rushed in the course of the July 29 listening to for the no-contact order and didn’t discover the error she mentioned was made by courtroom workers dealing with the case. She mentioned she was on trip in early August and determined she didn’t need to proceed the no-contact order after the Aug. 19 courtroom date. She mentioned after Aug. 19, she referred to as the courthouse to get the measure corrected, however didn’t need each events to need to undergo one other listening to.
As a result of the difficulty was just lately introduced up at a Homer Glen Village Board assembly, Neitzke-Troike mentioned she tried to get the scenario mounted. She mentioned she hoped the 2 ladies may transfer on.
Reynders mentioned she felt that the no-contact order ought to by no means been granted as there was just one verbal interplay between the 2 officers.
Reynders was elected as trustee in 2021. She owns a restaurant in Homer Glen.
Neitzke-Troike was elected village clerk in 2019 and beforehand was a Homer Glen trustee and Homer Township trustee.
Each Reynders and Neitzke-Troike have mentioned they plan to run for mayor in 2023 and have begun campaigning. Mayor George Yukich, whose second time period expires in 2023, can’t run once more due to time period limits.
Michelle Mullins is a contract reporter for the Every day Southtown.