A reader informed me that Commander Wesley Scott (back row, middle) was arrested last night in Englewood, by TRU, for misdemeanor POC. I waited to see if it was reported in the paper before posting. It appears that the Cicero Police Department announced commander Scott's arrest right away. News Affairs only confirmed the arrest.
A trailblazing and high-ranking Cicero police commander was arrested Sunday on Chicago's South Side on a misdemeanor drug charge, authorities said.
Wesley Scott, who was profiled in a 1988 Time magazine article on racism in some of Chicago's near west suburbs, rose from being Cicero's first black police officer two decades ago to his appointment in June 2005 as the town's first African-American patrol police commander.
Cicero town spokesman Dan Proft said Scott, a 21-year veteran, was taken into custody by Chicago police officers. He said he believed Scott, 47, was off-duty at the time.... (more)
Rumour has it this guy has previously filed beefs against two different law enforcement agencies