Off-Duty Chicago Cop Allegedly Knocked Woman’s Tooth Out In Assault

HILLSIDE, Ill. (CBS) – A Chicago police officer has been relieved of his police powers after being arrested in west suburban Hillside for allegedly knocking a female security guard’s tooth out during a fight.

Donnie Lewis, 57, who is a 15-year veteran of the department, has been placed in an administrative assignment pending the outcome of an internal investigation, which was immediately initiated after an arrest in Hillside, a release from the Chicago police department said.

Lewis is charged with one count each of aggravated battery in a public way and aggravated battery to a private security officer. He was ordered held on $40,000 bond Tuesday afternoon, according to Cook County State’s Attorney’s office spokesman Andy Conklin.

A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Oct. 29 and Lewis was ordered to have no contact with the victim and surrender his weapon and his Firearm Owner’s ID card, according to Conklin.

Lewis is accused of striking a female security guard in Hillside, causing her to lose a tooth, court records said. The officer was off-duty at the time of the arrest.

The Independent Review Authority is investigating.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

  • joeg

    Another example of a gutless idiot that thinks he can do anything he wants just because he has a badge to hide behind.

    What a piece……

  • Robert Peele

    Chicago’s “finest” in action again

  • Snell

    Are you serious? Here is a man who has helped to keep this city safe for 15 years. (probably from your friends and family). people who have a disdain for police are usually criminals themselves. Why not wait for the results of the investigation before making idiotic comments like these. Or are you just that? An idiot that says irresponsible unthought sludge because YOU have a computer to hide behind?

  • Mr Voter

    they’ll make him a sgt. ……
    IL. Land of Corruption………

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