Chicago (CBS) — Three Illinois Department of Corrections employees were charged with official misconduct and battery, according to Illinois State Police.
Giovanni Rodriguez, Jason Cremer and James Fike were arrested between Sunday and Monday.READ MORE: Juneteenth Celebrations Happening Across Chicago
According to state police, the three men allegedly performed an act, which is forbidden by law and without legal justification, which caused bodily harm to an inmate on Feb. 3.READ MORE: Chicago Animal Care To Give Away Free Pet Vaccines And Microchips
Rodriguez, Cremer and Fike were each charged with one count of official misconduct and one count of battery.MORE NEWS: Good Samaritan's Car Stolen As He Helps Victims Of Three-Car Crash
A joint investigation into the incident was carried out by the Illinois State Police, Division of Internal Investigation and Illinois Department of Corrections Task Force.