Man Charged with Hate Crime in Attack on Woman in South Madison | criminality
A 47-year-old man from Edgerton was charged Monday with a hate crime for allegedly punching a woman in the South Madison neighborhood last week after calling her layman names including a derogatory term for lesbians.
Adam S. McIntyre attacked the woman without provocation as she drove to her home in the 1100 block of Moorland Road just after midnight on Thursday, then ran to his mother’s apartment nearby, where he was not. not allowed to be on bail related to previous felony charges. against him, according to a criminal complaint and a statement of probable cause.
The victim told police that she did not know her attacker by name, but did know that he had been banned from the building. She described him as bald, probably drunk and carrying a colostomy bag, according to the complaint. Police arrested McIntyre later that afternoon at his mother’s apartment, where an officer saw a bottle of vodka on the floor and said McIntyre appeared to be drunk, according to the complaint.
McIntyre was charged with assault and battery for misdemeanor and disorderly conduct, both of incitement to hatred, and three counts of jumping on felony bail. He currently has five felony cases open in Dane County, including one for an alleged attack on his mother, according to the probable cause statement in the most recent case.
According to the criminal complaint, the victim had just been dropped off by her brother and was on her way to her apartment complex when a man “rushed at her” and started calling her by derogatory names before him. knocking a hat over her head and then hitting her with a closed fist as she bent down to pick up the hat.