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Here's the Jaw-Dropping Smollett Report Police Released Right Before Judge Issued Gag Order

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The Chicago Police Department released some police reports Wednesday related to actor Jussie Smollett’s apparent hate-crime hoax, but a court order has stopped additional reports from being released.

Smollett was charged with 16 counts of disorderly conduct after police said he staged a hate crime against himself in January, but the charges were dropped Tuesday.

The actor performed community service and agreed to forfeit his $10,000 bail bond to the city.

The prosecutors’ decision to drop all charges against Smollett was immediately criticized by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson, who stand by the investigators’ findings about Smollett’s apparent hoax.

The newly released police documents, which refer to Smollett as an offender, shed some light on the police investigation.

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“New information revealed in the reports show police obtained a warrant for Smollett’s iCloud account, and Chicago police shared access to the data contained on the iCloud with the FBI,” WBBM-TV in Chicago reported.

The documents also show that police questioned the $3,500 check paid to the alleged perpetrators of the fake hate crime, Ola and Abel Osundairo. Smollett claims the money was a payment for “training” sessions.

The brothers told police their average pay rate for personal training ranges between $20 and $50, which means Smollett’s check would have paid for 70 individual training sessions.

It seems obvious that Smollett’s huge payment to the Osundairos wasn’t for training but was for them to carry out the hoax.

You can view the police reports below:

CPD releases Jussie Smollet… by on Scribd

CPD releases Jussie Smollet… by on Scribd

It’s great that this information has been released, but a court order has restricted Chicago police from releasing any more documents, according to WGN-TV in Chicago.

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“We were advised at 9:30 this morning that the CPD records and investigative files are now under seal by order of the Court,” police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. “We acknowledged receipt of the order and stopped responding to FOIA requests.”

One gets the impression the police, who are already unsatisfied with the outcome of the case, are eager to let the public know what happened behind closed doors, but a judge won’t let it happen.

What is the court trying to hide from the public?

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Malachi Bailey is a writer from Ohio with a background in history, education and philosophy. He has led multiple conservative groups and is dedicated to the principles of free speech, privacy and peace.
Malachi Bailey is a writer from Ohio with a passion for free speech, privacy and peace. He graduated from the College of Wooster with a B.A. in History. While at Wooster, he served as the Treasurer for the Wooster Conservatives and the Vice President for the Young Americans for Liberty.
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