(Image from the Livingston County Sheriff's Department)

A Joliet man was sentenced in a Livingston County case. The Dwight Police Department said they were dispatched to the Amtrak station in Dwight to investigate a disturbance in November of 2019.

The Amtrak conductor asked police officials to have 32-year-old Hakeem Williams, who did not have a ticket and was displaying disruptive behavior, to be removed from the train. During the incident, Williams struck a Dwight Police Officer. He was found guilty of Aggravated Battery To a Police Officer, a class two felony during a recent bench trial. Williams was sentenced to 18 months of probation during a sentencing hearing in Livingston County.