Legal Ethics

Chicago Prosecutor Placed on Leave After Accusations She Bit Man at Adult Store


A Cook County prosecutor was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery and misdemeanor criminal trespass, accused of becoming disruptive and biting a worker when asked to leave an adult store over the weekend.

Sarah Naughton, who appeared to be intoxicated according to news reports and video posted to YouTube (Warning: strong language), was placed on administrative leave, the Chicago Tribune reports.

The incident took place at Taboo Tabou on Chicago’s North Side on Saturday evening.

Quoting from the police report, the Tribune reports that Naughton “became belligerent” and bit a worker, leaving a welt on his leg. Naughton’s companion, Bradley Gould, was also arrested.

The owner of the Taboo Tabou and a neighboring store told reporters that Naughton flashed her badge to employees and said, “You can’t do this to me. Do you know who I am?’

The Chicago Sun-Times notes that Naughton has been an employee of the state’s attorney’s office for eight years.

Hat tip: Above the Law.

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