Officer Juan Belmontes filed the lawsuit Monday. In April 2013, Belmontes was charged with sexually assaulting a Chicago Police sergeant while at an apartment in Woodlawn. Three weeks after the charges were filed and Belmontes posted a $2,500 bond, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office declined to further prosecute him.
A 62-year-old man was found hanged with his underwear early Sunday in a Chicago Police lockup.
A man charged in the murder of a security guard at an Auburn-Gresham neighborhood Aldi store was found hanged in his cell at a police station lockup early Thursday.
A man was shot and killed overnight, after he allegedly fired shots at officers in the West Pullman neighborhood.