SOUTH BELOIT, Unwell. (WTVO) — A person was accused of a hate crime after yelling racial slurs and making threatening motions at a household in South Beloit Saturday.
Bradley Gummow, 43, allegedly yelled racial slurs and “made threatening motions and gestures” towards a lady and two kids within the 300 block of Perry Avenue. South Beloit officers discovered Gummow at his residence on Burr Oak.
Police stated they needed to power entry into Gummow’s house and “bodily subdued” him with a purpose to take him into custody.
Gummow was arrested on three counts of hate crime, one depend of constructing a false 911 report and one depend of resisting arrest. He was taken to the Winnebago County Jail with out incident.
“No person in our group or the world for that matter ought to really feel unsafe resulting from their race, coloration, creed, faith, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, bodily or psychological incapacity, or nationwide origin,” South Beloit Police Sgt. James Sanders stated in a Facebook post asserting the arrest. “The actions and ignorance of the few who don’t observe these fundamental legal guidelines and values can be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the legislation. The South Beloit PD takes hate crimes extraordinarily significantly. It won’t be tolerated in our group.”