Waukon man charged with substantial battery

A 37-year-old Waukon man has been charged in Crawford County Circuit Court with substantial battery.

Flint J. Hillman faces up to a $10,000 fine and 3.5 years in prison if convicted.

According to the criminal complaint, a man and Hillman argued about Hillman dating the man’s daughter. The argument took place at a residence on Cypress Lane in the town of Prairie du Chien.

Following the argument, the man got in the vehicle he came in so that he could leave. Hillman then came up to the vehicle and hit the windshield with a large construction level, causing the windshield to shatter, according to the complaint. Hillman then hit the man on the right side of the head with the level, causing a gash between the right eye and ear, the complaint said.

According to the complaint, the man received 10 stitches to close the wound.

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