Bartlett man charged with spitting on paramedic

Daily Herald report
Updated 11/3/2021 3:15 PM

Police on Monday arrested a 40-year-old Bartlett resident on a warrant for aggravated battery issued in October, after the man was accused of spitting on a firefighter/paramedic performing his duties in an ambulance.

Nicholas W. Crissie was issued a $25,000 bond at his hearing. His next court appearance is scheduled for Dec. 1, at the DuPage County court facility in Wheaton.


According to Bartlett police, officers were sent to a townhouse on Columbia Circle at about 5 p.m. Oct. 13 to assist the Bartlett Fire Protection District.

Crissie had reportedly spit on the paramedic before his transport to Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.

Bartlett police obtained a warrant for Crissie's arrest two days later.

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