Skip to comments.JUSSIE SMOLLETTNOW A 'SUSPECT'... Grand Jury Hearing Case
Posted on 02/20/2019 2:48:13 PM PST by maggief
Jussie Smollett is now officially in the crosshairs of law enforcement, because Chicago PD said he's now "officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation ... for filing a false police report."
The cops say detectives are currently presenting evidence to a Cook County Grand Jury.
If Smollett is charged the felony carries a maximum 3-year prison sentence.
We're told the 2 brothers are at the courthouse now and are expected to testify ... most probably today.
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BREAKING: Chicago police say Jussie Smollett is a suspect in criminal investigation. Smollett is accused of filing a false police report. Grand jury currently reviewing evidence.Rob Elgas added,
Case Update: Jussie Smollett is now officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation by #ChicagoPolice for filing a false police report (Class 4 felony). Detectives are currently presenting evidence before a Cook County Grand Jury.
2:24 PM - 20 Feb 2019
I think he needs to be charged with more than that, though I expect that anything further would have to be federal in nature.
With the letter certaintly.
Good. Ram it up his.......
Uh, LEO, crosshairs. Too easy.......
LOCK HIM UP LOCK HIM UP!!! All this because he HATES Donald Trump..that is why he did this, and I want to know who else was involved..Kamala Harris, Maxine Waters, who else had something to gain by this RIDICULOUS story
I presume this Grand Jury doesn’t include the potential federal charges for the powder-filled hate mail someone sent to his employer.
(Prison guard)”OK Smollet bend over and spread em”
(Smollett) “OK...can we do this again
Juan Williams on The Five on FNC said he thought Smollett might have mental illness or something.
The fake letter will get him time in federal prison, its a crime to send a fake threat by mail
Yep, definitely, and I don’t see why he shouldn’t be charged with a hate crime, or stoking racial hostilities, or something along these lines.
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New statement from @SAKimFoxx spokeswoman: “Shortly after the incident occurred in late January, States Attorney Foxx had conversations with a family member of Jussie Smollett about the incident and their concerns...” 1/3
More: “...and facilitated a connection to the Chicago Police Department who were investigating the incident. Based on those prior conversations and out of an abundance of caution, last week States Attorney Foxx decided to remove herself from the decision making...” 2/3
“...in this matter and delegated it to her First Assistant Joseph Magats, a 28-year veteran prosecutor. quote attributable to Tandra R. Simonton, Chief Communications Officer. 3/3
“Jussie Smollett is now officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation . . .for filing a false police report,” police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in a tweet, adding that authorities are seeking a Class 4 felony charge. “Detectives are currently presenting evidence before a Cook County grand jury.”
President Trump isn't going to sign that totally unnecessary federal anti-lynching bill that Harris and Booker rammed through Congress on the back of this hoax, is he?
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