Schaumburg sued over cops accused in criminal corruption case

The Village of Schaumburg dropped charges against several men after their arresting officers were charged with stealing from drug dealers, and now one of those men is suing the village. schaumburgofficercharged

Now former officers John Cichy, Matthew Hudak and Terrance O’Brien will stand trial.

But in a lawsuit, Kelley Altom says the officers’ behavior is part of a broader pattern of abuse in the police department, and he was one of their victims.

The officers searched his home in 2011 and said he was producing marijuana.

The charges were dropped, and Altom says the search was illegal.

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