A person who was taken to the hospital after informing police he was suicidal was sexually assaulted by one of many officers despatched to watch him in his room, ABC7 Chicago reported.
Chicago Police Officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, faces a number of prices of assault for allegedly violating the unarmed man who was in police custody after being charged for a suspected misdemeanor. Calhoun allegedly sucked on the person’s toes and grabbed his genitals.
A veteran Chicago police officer is accused of sexually assaulting a suicidal man. Photograph: Brett Gustafson/Wikimedia Commons
The incident occurred on Feb. three after Calhoun and a fellow officer had charged the person with a misdemeanor. Whereas he was within the custody of the police, the person expressed that he was suicidal. That declaration led to Calhoun and the opposite officer to take the person to St. Bernard Hospital to obtain a psychiatric analysis, in keeping with the Chicago Solar-Instances.
Whereas on the hospital, the person was cuffed to his mattress. When Calhoun’s associate left the room, Calhoun allegedly approached the person. The veteran officer provided the person “relationship recommendation,” asking if he knew about “stress factors” on the physique.
Calhoun then allegedly started massaging the person’s ft and sucked on his toes. Prosecutors stated this went on for “a number of minutes” because the sufferer requested the officer to cease. The officer reportedly continued the assault, grabbing the person’s penis. Calhoun can be stated to have pulled out his telephone and brought an image.
To get Calhoun to cease, the sufferer stated that he wanted to urinate. Calhoun escorted the sufferer to the toilet, at which level he allegedly carried out oral intercourse on the person, regardless of the person’s protests.
As soon as the officers left, the sufferer reported the incident to the hospital. Pattern swabs have been taken and have been discovered to comprise DNA that matched Calhoun. Prosecutors stated the Chicago Police Division’s Inside Affairs Division took Calhoun’s telephone and located a photograph of the sufferer’s penis.
Calhoun, a 10-year veteran of the police drive, was stripped of his police powers and positioned at a desk job when the allegations have been first raised. He has since been suspended and a spokesperson for CPD stated they’re “starting the method to put him right into a no-pay standing.”
Calhoun was charged with aggravated felony sexual assault and official misconduct, in keeping with CBS Chicago. He’s being held on a $200,000 bond and is dealing with 15 to 45 years in jail.