Richard A. Sasin, 45, of Chicago.

The first defendant in Lake County to be ordered held detained under the new SAFE-T Act is a man who was out on a $350,000 bond when he was arrested for residential burglary.

Richard A. Sasin, 45, of Chicago, was charged with residential burglary, violation of order of protection and nine counts of phone harassment.

Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Dino Katris said Sasin’s wife has an emergency of protection against the man that was issued in May.

The order prohibits Sasin from having any contact with his wife or their residence on Borre Drive in Lakemoor. The order granted the wife exclusive possession of the residence.

A neighbor saw Sasin around 7 a.m. last Monday enter the attached garage of the home, Katris said.

The Lakemoor Police Department responded and officers found Sasin in his vehicle parked in the yard of the victim’s residence, Katris said.

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Katris said Sasin was found with property from the garage and also the victim’s dog, which had been inside the victim’s residence.

Sasin was taken to a facility for mental health treatment before his arrest, according to his attorney John Radosevich.

Court records show Sasin was out on bond at the time of the residential burglary.

He had been charged late last month with aggravated battery of a peace officer, violation of order protection, two counts of disorderly conduct and aggravated assault.

Sasin was alleged to have battered a Lakemoor police officer after falsely reporting his daughter had been kidnapped.

He was released from the Lake County Jail in those cases after posting 10% of a $350,000 bond.

During a first appearance hearing Monday morning, Lake County Raymond Collins found probable cause to hold Sasin for a detention hearing.

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The detention hearing was held Monday afternoon in front of Lake County Judge Theodore Potkonjak.

Radosevich said during the hearing that prosecutors did not overcome the presumption of release.

Radosevich also argued his client did not commit residential burglary because Sasin jointly owns the residence with his wife.

Potkonjak ordered Sasin to be detained during the pendency of his case after finding there was evidence Sasin committed the offenses.

The judge also found there were no conditions that could mitigate the real and present threat to the safety of others that Sasin poses.

Sasin is the first defendant in Lake County Circuit Court to be ordered held detained after the new Pretrial Fairness Act, which is part of the SAFE-T Act, went into effect Monday.

The new provision eliminates cash bail in Illinois. Defendants are either held or released with conditions and cannot post cash to secure their release.