Earl Ratliff

The man accused of a violent robbery is in custody.

Mendota Police on Wednesday announced that 51-year-old Earl Ratliff of Freeport was caught by the Chicago P.D.  Last Wednesday, officers were called to the Road Ranger in Mendota after a woman was allegedly punched and kicked several times by Ratliff.  He allegedly dragged the woman about 20 feet with his vehicle before driving away.

After property of the victim’s was sold at a pawn shop, officers turned their attention to Ratliff.  He’s facing a felony charge of robbery. 

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