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CPD Officer Charged in Connection with Capitol Riot

7 days ago   |   By WGN TV

A Chicago policer officer has been charged with breaching the U.S. Capitol on January 6th.
Officer Karol Chwiesiuk appeared in federal court via a telephone hearing Friday afternoon. He faces three misdemeanor charges including disorderly conduct and unlawful entry to a U.S. government building.
Chwiesiuk's defense attorney says his client has been a CPD Officer since December of 2019, and that he was born and raised on Chicago's northwest side.
Chwiesiuk lives with his parents and was assigned to the patrol division in the 11th district on the city's west side.
Chwiesiuk is the 10th...
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A Chicago police officer broke into the Capitol in January and bragged in a text that he "knocked out a commie," new court filings show

A Chicago police officer broke into the Capitol in January and bragged in a text that he "knocked out a commie," new court filings show

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A Chicago police officer was arrested on Friday on suspicion of breaking into the US Capitol on January 6 among a mob of pro-Trump supporters, according to the Department of Justice
Karol Chwiesiuk, 29, was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Chwiesiuk is a two-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department and worked in the Harrison District of Chicago, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. He previously worked for the Cook County...
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