Police Abuse

Veteran Chicago Cop Charged with Having Sex with Prisoner, Bribery

The twenty-eight year member of Chicago's police force is accused of having sex with a prisoner he promised he'd release from lock up


A veteran Chicago police officer has been charged with having sex with a prisoner he had promised to release from a West Side lockup, authorities say.

Officer Nelson Stewart, 59, is charged with custodial sexual misconduct, official misconduct and bribery, all felonies, according to Sally Daly, a spokeswoman for the Cook County state's attorney's office.