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Crestwood Water Tower

Feds Seek Prison Time For Contaminated Crestwood Water Case

The government is asking a federal judge to give the former Crestwood police chief and a former water department operator up to 21 and 27 months in prison, respectively, for their roles in a scheme to use polluted well water in the village’s water supply for more than two decades.

10/22/2013

Crestwood Water Tower

Jury Deliberating In Tainted Crestwood Water Trial

A prosecutor told jurors before they began deliberations Friday that a one-time suburban Chicago water official lied about drawing village water from a well tainted with a cancer-causing chemical, while her attorney declared her a scapegoat of an inner circle of powerful men.

04/26/2013

Crestwood Water Tower

Former Crestwood Official Pleads Guilty To Lying About Tainted Water

Crestwood’s former certified water operator pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges that he lied to regulators about mixing water from a tainted well with the village water supply.

04/11/2013