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Transgender individual charged with attacking alderman
by Matt Simonette
2015-08-10

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A transgender individual has been charged with attacking 17th Ward Ald. David Moore.

According to CBS 2, Moore said a group of people he called prostitutes did not believe that he was a public official and attacked him we he tried to break up their activity near 75th and Peoria Streets the early morning of Aug. 9.

Cordale Profit, of the 6100 block of South Rockwell Street, faces felony charges of aggravated battery to a public official, aggravated battery in a public place and unlawful vehicular invasion.

Moore said that he was returning home from another police incident in the ward when he saw Profit and another individual congregating at the corner and asked them to disperse, identifying himself as the alderman.

"I really didn't want to deal with a whole lot of mess, so I just showed them my badge, told them I was the alderman and asked them to move on," Moore said in an interview to DNAinfo. "Both of them began to get irate."

Profit allegedly walked to Moore's car door and began punching his arm, while the other individual beat on the quarter-panel of his car. A third person joined in and began yelling at Moore. The three individuals left before police could arrive and Profit was apprehended at a service station a short time later.

After a bond hearing Aug. 10, Profit was released on their own recognizance and ordered to stay away from Moore.

CBS 2's article is at http://cbsloc.al/1gv1m1Z.

DNAinfo's story is at http://dnain.fo/1f4Mw16.


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