CHICAGO — A man individual is suing the City of Chicago and three of its police officers, alleging malicious prosecution.
Renard Jackson filed a complaint on Oct. 3 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Mark Mendoza, Michael D. Andruzzi, Juan J. Perez and the City of Chicago, alleging that the officers made false charges against him.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that starting on Dec. 21, 2011, he suffered damages from being wrongfully prosecuted. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible for allegedly making false statements against him in order to charge him with possession of a weapon by a felon and being an armed habitual criminal.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount in excess of $50,000 plus court costs and any further relief this court grants. He is represented by Ian M. Barney of Barney & Hourihane, LLP in Winnetka and Jason E. Hammond of Hammond Law, LLC in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court Case number 16L9735