A 21-year old man from the Chicago area was involved in a traffic accident the other day.  After the accident occurred he got out of his vehicle and began pushing and kicking the other driver so police were called.

When the police arrived allegedly the man coughed in the faces of CPD officers and claimed he had COVID-19.  The man was taken to the hospital where he told hospital staff he did NOT have COVID-19.  The man was charged with aggravated battery against a police officer, resisting arrest, battery, driving under the influence and driving with an expired license. FULL STORY

Man arrested after allegedly coughing in faces of CPD officers, claiming he had COVID-19

CHICAGO - A 21-year-old Wilmette man was arrested Sunday after police said he coughed in the faces of CPD officers while claiming he had COVID-19. Just before 8 a.m., police were dispatched to the 7400 block of North Wolcott Avenue on the report of a disturbance at a traffic accident.