COPA Delivers Report To CPD On Its Misconduct Investigation Of Officers Who Worked Under Disgraced Sgt. Ronald WattsAfter wrapping up a more than three-year investigation of Chicago police officers who served under corrupt former Sgt. Ronald Watts, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Monday delivered its findings to Police Supt David Brown.
Judge Tosses 9 More Convictions Tied To Corrupt Ex-Cop Ronald WattsWith Friday’s ruling, judges have thrown out well over 100 convictions tied to Watts.
Judge Tosses Six More Convictions Linked To Corrupt Former CPD Sgt. Ronald WattsA judge on Tuesday tossed out six more convictions of people who were put in jail by corrupt former Chicago Police Sgt. Ronald Watts.
12 More Men Cleared Of Drug Charges Linked To Corrupt Former CPD Sgt. Ronald WattsProsecutors have cleared dozens of men and women of charges connected to Watts since 2016, typically announcing the exonerations in large batches.
Judge Tosses Convictions Of Four More Men Framed By Corrupt Former CPD SergeantFour more men framed by a corrupt former Chicago police officer had their cases dismissed on Wednesday, the latest in a string of exonerations in drug cases brought by former Sgt. Ronald Watts.
10 Men Cleared After Being Framed By Corrupt Chicago CopTen men who spent years in prison after being framed by a corrupt Chicago police sergeant now have their names cleared.
14 More Men Framed By Corrupt Former Cop Ronald Watts To Be Cleared This WeekProsecutors will drop charges Monday against 10 more men allegedly framed by disgraced former Chicago Police Sgt. Ronald Watts, the fourth such mass exoneration linked to Watts and his team. Four more men with cases linked to the corrupt former cop will be exonerated later this week.
7 More People Framed By Corrupt Former Cop Ronald Watts ExoneratedCook County prosecutors will ask a judge to vacate the convictions of six men and one woman falsely arrested by former Chicago Police Sgt. Ronald Watts and officers under his command.
More Convictions Tied To Corrupt Former Police Sgt. Ronald Watts Expected To Be Cleared SoonThe Cook County State's Attorney's office on Friday is expected to move to clear seven more drug convictions tied to corrupt former Chicago police Sgt. Ronald Watts and other officers under his command.
18 More Men Cleared Of Convictions Tied To Corrupt Former Police Sgt. Ronald WattsA judge has cleared drug convictions from the records of 18 more men who were arrested by a corrupt former Chicago police sergeant and his team.
Prosecutors To Drop Charges Against 18 More Men Whose Convictions Are Tied To Corrupt Officer Ronald WattsEighteen men convicted of various drug charges will be exonerated next week, when Cook County prosecutors plan to drop charges tied to corrupt former police officer Ronald Watts.
Man Framed in Cop Corruption Scandal Freed From Prison MondayAnthony McDaniels walked out of Stateville Prison Monday into the waiting arms of his sister on Monday, and offered a strong hug to his attorney, Joshua Tepfar.
Man Allegedly Framed By Corrupt Cop Ronald Watts Being Released From JailAnthony McDaniels was arrested on gun charges in 2008 and began serving a sentence in Stateville Prison in Joliet that year. He is being released Monday.
15 Men Cleared In Mass Exoneration Seek Certificates Of InnocenceFifteen men who were cleared of drug convictions tied to a corrupt former Chicago police officer, in what was believed to be the first mass exoneration in Cook County history, have now sought certificates of innocence.
Johnson Changes Course, Takes 7 Cops Who Worked Under Watts Off StreetAfter Thursday’s unprecedented exoneration of fifteen men who claimed they were victims of corrupt cops, seven officers were pulled off the streets.