Batavia Man Cited for Hitting Victim With 'Partially Full' Beer Bottle

The following information was supplied by the Geneva Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Geneva police cited Thomas Grimston, 21, of Batavia for battery and public intoxication after an altercation at around 1:59 a.m. Oct. 13 on the sidewalk in the 200 block of West State Street, reports said.

According to reports, Grimston struck the victim in the head with a “12-ounce glass beer bottle partially full with beer.”

Grimston was cited under local ordinances and is subject to $50 fines for each offense if paid by the due date.

Patch reports on law enforcement activity in Geneva, using information provided by official agencies. Persons charged with a crime, or issued a citation for violation of a local ordinance, are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. If you or a family member are charged with a crime or cited for a violation, and the charge or citation is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify Geneva editor Rick Nagel at rickn@patch.com and we will do follow-up reporting on the case.


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