‘Empire’s’ Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing a False Police Report

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The development comes just hours after Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted that detectives were presenting evidence before a Cook County grand jury.

Following an earlier announcement that he was considered a suspect by Chicago police for filing a false police report about an alleged attack on Jan. 29, Empire star Jussie Smollett was charged with federal disorderly conduct on Wednesday, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office confirmed.

The charge is likely a class 4 felony, which carries a potential sentence of one to three years in prison and up to $25,000 in fines. According to the relevant section of the Illinois statute, such a charge occurs when a person makes a report of a crime to peace officer while knowing that the information isn’t true, doesn’t have the “reasonable grounds necessary” to believe that it will contribute to the public’s safety or calls 911 with a “false alarm or complaint.”

The development comes just hours after Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted that detectives were presenting evidence before a Cook County grand jury. Fox, 20th Century Fox Television and representatives for Smollett declined to comment on the new classification.

Earlier on Wednesday, Fox and 20th Century Fox TV renewed its defense of the Empire actor, writing in a statement, “Jussie Smollett continues to be a consummate professional on set and as we have previously stated, he is not being written out of the show.”

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Published on February 20, 2019 at 5:59 pm by clockwatcher

Comments

February 20, 2019 - 9:07 pm

BMCQ

It is amazing just how many made up Criminal and or Hate Events thst seem to end up as a Hoax are so very often and quickly used as Anti Trump or Republican Propaganda.

Even when such Reports turn out to be totally false SJW Media, Celebrities, and Politicians blame Trump and his Policies.

They just never learn their lesson.

If what Smollet is Charged with turns out to be factual and if he is convicted he deserves NO Mercy from the Judge, in my opinion he is not only guilty of False Police Reports but he also committed a Hate Crime by invoking the MAGA statement.

He has also Lied to Police for an earlier Offence.

Smollett is refusing to Present Himself to Police and that could compound his problem.

It is now apparent to me that Smollett deserves to be dealt with very firmly.

I wonder if he can manage to get a Part in a Prison Play?

Too Bad.


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