Three Cops Arrested on Drug Charges; Police Search Officer's Algonquin Home
Three Schaumburg Police Department officers were arrested by U.S. Drug Enforcement agents on Wednesday.
Three Schaumburg cops have been arrested for robbing drug dealers following an investigation that lead authorities to one of the officers' homes, which is in Algonquin, Wednesday night, according to media reports.
U.S. Drug Enforcement agents arrested John Cichy, Matthew Hudak and Terrance O’Brien on Wednesday and the three Schaumburg police officers had a court appearance this morning in DuPage County, according to the Chicago Tribune.
WBBM Radio reported that bond was set at $750,000 for each officer in the case.
The officers are accused of selling marijuana and cocaine in DuPage County after they took the drugs from police seizures "and used a former informant to unload the product," according to the Daily Herald.
The officers face charges of manufacturing and delivering cocaine, armed violence and theft, according to the Chicago Tribune. The officers have been placed on administrative leave, according to the Daily Herald.
Patch will update with more information as it becomes available.