Clifton Blackwell Bio, Wiki
Clifton Blackwell is a 61-year-old suspect accused of tossing battery acid in the face of Mahud Villalaz. He is a military veteran. His mother Jacqueline told the newspaper that he had been treated previously for PTSD by the Milwaukee Department of Veterans Affairs due to his Marine Corps service. His mother said, she thought the VA was giving him proper care.
Acid Attack Suspect (Mahud Villalaz)
Mahud Villalaz is 42 years old welder who has been in the United States for 19 years. He suffered second-degree burns to his face in an acid attack. He is a United States citizen originally from Peru.
Clifton Blackwell said to Villalaz he was invading the country and was here illegally. Clifton A. Blackwell has not yet been charged in the attack. However, the Journal Sentinel’s Bruce Vielmetti reported that Blackwell is the suspect who was under arrest.
Villalaz previously described in vivid detail in a news conference how he was the victim of a racist acid attack that left him with facial wounds.
#BREAKING – Video shows the moment a man was hit with battery acid. Police arrested the culprit & call it a hate crime because the victim, who is Latino, says before he was hit by the white male suspect he called him “illegal” STORY: https://t.co/WAiX44Sx9d pic.twitter.com/pb2agxS6Go
— Chernéy Amhara (@CherneyAmharaTV) November 3, 2019
Clifton Blackwell Crime History
Blackwell has a felony criminal history. A 2007 article in the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram obtained by Heavy via archival newspaper searches reported that Blackwell went “missing from a sentencing hearing in a felony case that year.
He was convicted of “pointing a firearm at a hunter during a citizen’s arrest during deer hunting season the previous year, the newspaper reported at that time.
The newspaper said that Blackwell, who lived in Glen Flora, Wisconsin for a time, also went by the name Dr Stephen A.E. Pflughoeft and, according to court records, Pflughoeft, Stephen A Ethelmer, Dr.
Blackwell was 49-years-old at the time of that case. Stephen Ethelmer Pflughoeft of Glen Flora has a patent for an engine/pump design.
Clifton Blackwell Occupation
Under the name Stephen Ethelmer Pflughoeft of Glen Flora, Clifton Blackwell has a patent for an engine/pump design. Blackwell was also in the military service for four years. Blackwell does not appear to have any social media accounts.