A 65-year-old woman, who was out on bond for multiple battery cases, was arrested Saturday after she allegedly battered a security guard and two nurses at Northwestern Medicine Hospital in McHenry.
Janis E. Anderson, 65, of the 0-100 block of North Holly Avenue in Fox Lake, was charged with three counts of aggravated battery, a Class 2 felony.
A criminal complaint filed in McHenry County Circuit Court said that the incident occurred on Saturday at Northwestern Medicine Hospital, 4201 Medical Center Drive in McHenry.
Anderson allegedly dug her nails into a security officer’s left ring finger.
She also dug her nails into a nurse’s finger while the nurse was treating Anderson, the complaint said.
Anderson punched a second nurse on the right hand with a closed fist, the complaint said.
Officers with the McHenry Police Department arrested Anderson and transported her to the McHenry County Jail.
McHenry County Judge Tiffany Davis ordered Anderson held on a $20,000 bond.
Anderson remains held in the jail as of Wednesday and would need to post $2,000 cash in order to be released.
Court records show Anderson was out on bond at the time of her arrest for a July case in McHenry where was accused of hitting a nurse in the left arm.
Anderson was also on bond for a second case in July where she allegedly struck a man in the chest with her foot in Fox Lake, court records show.
A bond review is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for September 9.