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Crime & Courts

Police: Naperville man dragged, headbutted girl in apartment

Jaemir Johnson
Jaemir Johnson

SYCAMORE – A Naperville man could face jail time after police say he choked and dragged a girl around an apartment.

Jaemir D. Johnson, 19, of the 1500 block of Jefferson Ave. was charged with aggravated domestic battery, domestic battery and unlawful interference with the reporting of a domestic battery for an incident that occured on Sept. 25, according to court records.

If convicted of the most serious crime of aggravated domestic battery, Johnson could face up to seven years in prison.

The victim, who is underage and also once had a dating relationship with Johnson, said that he sometimes slept at her family’s home in the 900 block of Greenbrier Road, Dekalb, according to court documents. On the night of Sept. 25, she said Johnson became angry with her and followed her into her bedroom, where he choked her twice, once until she almost passed out, according to court documents.

The victim said that went she tried to call police Johnson stopped her, and pushed her against a wall, according to court records. He then dragged her around the apartment and headbutted her in the face, according to records.

When police arrived, they said they found the girl had injuries to her nose, neck, arms, chest and legs, according to court records.

Judge Phillip Montgomery ordered Johnson held on a $30,000 bond and, should Johnson post $3,000 bail to get out of jail, he would be placed on pre-trial supervision.

Johnson said in court Monday that he was unsure he if he would be able to come up with the money.

His next court date is Thursday for a bond reduction hearing.

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