A MAN awaiting path for the tried rape of girls he met on relationship apps has gone lacking after a decide let him out of jail for $500 as a result of Covid issues.
Rene Chandler, 31, was on an digital monitor charged with the sexual assault of two ladies when he assaulted and robbed a 3rd girl in an Uber in April 2019.
Rene Chandler, 31, stands accused of sexual assault however was launched on $500 bail after a decide dominated that he was at a better danger of contracting COVID-19 as a result of his precondition of bronchial asthma
The Chicago man was arrested and a decide ordered he be held with out bail for violating the phrases of his sexual assault instances, CBW Chicago studies.
Nevertheless, his lawyer petitioned to have him launched, arguing for an emergency movement to scale back his bond quantity primarily based on Chandler’s bronchial asthma.
“He’s completely not a flight danger,” Chandler’s protection lawyer wrote within the bail discount request, as seen by CBW.
Cook dinner County Decide Thomas Hennelly subsequently reversed Chandler’s no-bail standing.
The accused sexual predator rapidly posted a $500 deposit bond and was launched from jail, courtroom data present.
Decide Hennelly dominated that he was at a better danger of contracting COVID-19 as a result of his precondition of bronchial asthma.
Nevertheless, after listening to extra proof within the instances, Chandler was ordered again into custody.
In proof which emerged later, prosecutors accused Chandler of discussing paying off an alleged sufferer to stop her from testifying towards him and offered extra proof within the sexual assault case.
Chandler additionally allegedly “particulars considered one of his instances and likewise discusses a earlier try and tamper with a sufferer and pay her a sum of cash to change her story” throughout a name from jail in March, attorneys for the state mentioned.
Decide Michael McHale ordered Chandler to return to jail and to be held with out bail after listening to the proof throughout a Zoom continuing as a result of pandemic.
Chandler has not been seen since then.
A warrant has been issued for his arrest however he stays at massive.
In August 2018, prosecutors charged Chandler with sexually assaulting and battering two totally different ladies that he met individually on relationship apps.
In a single incident, he invited a 26-year-old girl to a rental within the 800 block of North LaSalle after which tried to have intercourse together with her, prosecutors mentioned.
When the girl thwarted his advances and began to stroll out, Chandler allegedly grabbed her from behind, threw her on the sofa, and sexually assaulted her.
In one other assault, he’s accused of inviting a 22-year-old girl to a high-rise celebration within the 400 block of East Ohio through social media.
Chandler, once more, tried to have intercourse with the girl when she started “kicking and screaming and managed to knee [him] within the face,” prosecutors mentioned.
Chandler “turned very offended and slapped [her face]” after she kicked him, grabbing her by her wig, throwing her to the bottom, and sexually assaulting her, prosecutors mentioned.