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: As Jury Deliberates In R. Kelly Sex Trafficking Case, What Impact Will Verdict Have On His Future Trials In 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: Cook County Circuit Court Website Back Online, After Weeks-Long Outage Caused By Breach
Rodriguez, Cremer and Fike were each charged with one count of official misconduct and one count of battery.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Cold Front Passes Soon
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.