A Waukegan man was arrested in connection with a November hate crime incident where he allegedly physically attacked another man in Waukegan.
Lewis C. Myles, Jr., 38, of the 1200 block of Lorraine Place in Waukegan, was charged with hate crime, a Class 4 felony, and aggravated battery, a Class 3 felony.
A criminal complaint filed in Lake County Circuit Court alleged Myles caused great bodily harm to a man by physically striking him.
The complaint said that the battery was committed based on the sexual orientation of the victim, and therefore a hate crime.
The incident happened in November 2020 in Waukegan and an arrest warrant was issued the same month, according to court records.
Myles was arrested and transported to the Lake County Jail on August 12, jail records show.
During a bond hearing, Lake County Judge Paul Novak ordered Myles held on a $100,000 bond. He would need to post $10,000 cash in order to be released.
Myles, who remains held in jail as of Thursday, is scheduled to appear in court again on September 23.