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Suzanne 'Suzi' Schmidt, State Senator, Involved In Domestic Incident With Husband, Police Say

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SUZI SCHMIDT
Illinois General Assembly

A freshman Republican in the Illinois State Senate was involved in a domestic incident with her husband Tuesday night, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office.

Suzanne "Suzi" Schmidt represents an area in Chicago's north suburbs, including her home in Lake Villa. It was there that sheriff's deputies were called on Tuesday night, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

"At approximately 6 p.m., sheriff’s deputies were summoned by [Schmidt's husband] Robert to the Schmidt residence, where they took statements from both Suzanne and Robert regarding a verbal argument that resulted in this domestic call out," the sheriff's office said in a press statement, reprinted by the Northwest Herald.

Lt. Christopher Thompson told the Daily Herald that the call was currently under investigation, though no arrests were made at the time. It will soon be reviewed by the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office, Thompson said.

Schmidt was the chairman of the Lake County Board from 2000 to 2010, when she ran for Senate in the 31st District, defeating Democrat Michael Bond for the seat.