Victim won't testify; charges dismissed
URBANA — An uncooperative victim led to the dismissal of felony charges against a Champaign man.
Champaign County Assistant State's Attorney Troy Lozar said he dismissed charges Monday against Allen Williams, 21, who listed an address in the 1400 block of Queensway Drive, Champaign, in connection with a Jan. 11 incident in Champaign.
Williams was charged with armed violence, aggravated battery and aggravated unlawful possession of weapons by a felon for allegedly hitting an 18-year-old man in the face at a home on Holly Hill Drive in Champaign, The teen sustained a broken nose and a concussion, police said.
Lozar said the victim and his mother indicated that the teen did not want to cooperate in the prosecution of Williams, forcing Lozar to dismiss the charges.