Jussie Smollett charged with felony disorderly conduct

Chicago detectives suspect that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett filed a false police report

Empire actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false report claiming two men attacked him last month,  Anthony Guglielmi said charges were approved by the Cook County State’s Attorney Office and Detectives will make contact with his legal team to negotiate a reasonable surrender for his arrest. Filing a false police report is disorderly conduct, according to Illinois code. A class 4 felony is punishable by one to three years.


Smollett’s transformation from victim to suspect in a reported attack that captured national headlines came on the same day that a high-ranking police source said Chicago detectives were working to obtain the actor’s financial records.

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