Jury Trail Scheduled In Attack On Fox Lake Corrections Officer

(Fox Lake) A two-day jury trial was added the court calendar Wednesday Wednesday for a Fox Lake Correctional inmate accused of a assaulting a prison guard. Keith White Jr. is facing one count of felony Battery by Prisoner. White allegedly attacked a corrections officer near the officer’s station in February of 2017. Prosecutors say the 27-year-old, who is serving time for armed robbery, repeatedly punched the guard in the face. The officer was later treated at Waupun Memorial Hospital for lacerations to the forehead. If convicted, he faces up to an additional six years in prison. The trial is set to begin on July 11.