Thursday, April 13, 2017

Charges filed in death of Cook County judge in West Chesterfield

You can read the most outspoken comments of Second City Cop:
So...not random, as in targeted.

And targeted why? Judges aren't usually notoriously rich.
So from the Tribune article 2nd City Cop linked from:
At a news conference Wednesday evening at police headquarters, Chief of Detectives Melissa Staples answered few questions, emphasizing that the investigation remained "open and ongoing" and that more details would come out in court Thursday. But she did call the attack on Associate Judge Raymond Myles and his girlfriend "a targeted robbery." However, Staples wouldn't say whether it was the judge or his girlfriend who was the target of the robbery.

According to the Cook County state's attorney's office, Joshua T. Smith, 37, was charged with first-degree murder, attempted murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and armed robbery.
Police would not identify Smith's role in the attempted armed robbery, but multiple law enforcement sources told the Chicago Tribune that he acted as the alleged getaway driver.
As the cop blog stated at least one down and apparently two more to go...

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