CHICAGO (CBS) — Former Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson was not formally arrested after police have been referred to as to his dwelling for a home incident Friday night time, a Chicago Police Division spokesperson says.
Johnson turned himself in Saturday afternoon, hours after officers have been referred to as to his dwelling in Bridgeport for a home incident, sources inform CBS 2.
Police confirmed that round 9:30 p.m. Friday there was a name for service relating to the incident within the 1200 block of West thirty third Place, and a sufferer refused medical consideration. Sources stated a 3rd social gathering referred to as police over the “home incident.” Johnson’s spouse, CPD Lt. Nakia Fenner, cooperated with investigators, however Johnson left the scene earlier than officers arrived, at which time limit he was the named offender & subsequently “wished.” In response to police sources, Johnson’s spouse informed responding officers that Johnson pushed her.
UPDATE: CPD spox tells me Fmr. Supt. Johnson was not formally “arrested”.
I requested to outline what occurred. And I requested why Johnson, a home battery suspect, was allowed to easily depart the unique scene of the investigation.
“No grievance filed”@cbschicago
— Brad Edwards (@tvbrad) October 25, 2020
When CBS 2’s Brad Edwards requested why Johnson, a home battery suspect, was allowed to easily depart the unique scene of the investigation, a CPD spokesperson informed him “no grievance filed.”
Sources additionally stated the commander in control of the scene on the time is identical commander who was in cost the night time Johnson was discovered slumped over in his automotive one 12 months in the past.
CBS 2’s Meredith Barack spoke with Johnson exterior his dwelling Saturday. Johnson informed her, “We had a disagreement. We’re positive.”
A supply stated Johnson later turned himself in on the ninth District police station. Nevertheless, police wouldn’t affirm that data.
It’s simply the newest hassle for Johnson, who was fired as superintendent final December, after Mayor Lori Lightfoot accused him of mendacity to her and the general public about what occurred the night time he was discovered asleep on the wheel of his car in October 2019, following an evening of consuming with a member of his safety element.
That officer, his private driver, Officer Cynthia Donald, final week sued Johnson, accusing him of years of sexual assault and harassment. Johnson has denied these claims.
Following an investigation of that night time, a report from the Chicago Inspector Common’s workplace final week revealed Donald was considered one of eight officers dealing with suspension for his or her roles within the incident. Donald was suspended seven days for driving below the affect. Seven different officers got varied suspensions for a collection of errors in investigating what occurred, together with failing to find out if Johnson was match to drive after he was discovered handed out in his car, after having consumed the equal of 10 drinks.