Chicago Police Sergeant
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 Chicago police officer was recovering at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, after a crash that left him pinned inside his cruiser late Wednesday night.
A male was shot by a Chicago Police sergeant after allegedly fighting with police, resisting arrest and pulling out a cutting instrument Tuesday evening in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Police were responding to a 911 call about a domestic dispute around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, in the 200 block of West 107th Street, when they were confronted by a man armed with a butcher knife.
A Greater Grand Crossing man was charged in connection with carjacking an off-duty Chicago Police sergeant in the South Shore neighborhood two weeks ago.
It’s been almost a week, but Chicago Police still don’t know who beat an off-duty police sergeant, and carjacked the officer’s sport-utility vehicle — escaping with his gun, star, and bulletproof vest.
The former head of the Chicago Police Sergeants Association was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison for stealing more than $1 million from the union to fund a lavish lifestyle that prosecutors said included gambling trips, steak dinners and a down payment on a home, the Sun-Times is reporting.
The former president of the Chicago police sergeants’ union has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $1 million in union dues to pay for a lavish lifestyle, including a house in the Edgebrook neighborhood.