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Round Lake Park police officer found not guilty of paddling child, causing her to be hospitalized

A jury found a Round Lake Park police officer not guilty of paddling his girlfriend’s 5-year-old daughter multiple times, causing her to be hospitalized in April. Waymon G. Vela, 56, of the 21600 block of West Grass Lake Road in unincorporated Antioch, was charged with domestic battery causing bodily harm and domestic battery physical contact. […]