Another Guevara Defendant's Murder Case Was Tossed
Robert Bouto, convicted of a 1993 murder, is the ninth defendant to see his murder charges dismissed since a BuzzFeed News investigation into retired detective Reynaldo Guevara’s alleged misconduct. Also on Monday, another exonerated Guevara defendant filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Chicago.
Two Brothers Allege They Were Framed To Protect A Police Drug Ring
The court papers filed Wednesday are the latest in a series of legal challenges questioning the police work of retired detective Reynaldo Guevara, who has been accused of framing more than 50 people for murder. Guevara has never been charged with a crime.
Two Federal Lawsuits Accuse Chicago Cops Of Framing Innocent Men
The suits, which allege deliberate “manipulation, trickery, suggestion, pressure, coercion, and other unlawful tactics,” are the latest in a series of legal challenges regarding the actions of Detective Reynaldo Guevara, who has been accused of framing more than 50 people for murder.
These Lawmakers Want Det. Guevara’s Cases Reviewed Right Away
Following BuzzFeed News’ reporting on the 56 people who say Detective Reynaldo Guevara framed them for murder, Illinois lawmakers say those cases should be revisited as quickly as possible. “The notion of anybody spending time behind bars for something they did not do because of a rogue cop is unconscionable.”
Murder Convictions Overturned, Two Men Are Immediately Seized By ICE
Prosecutors tossed the murder convictions of two men, Gabriel Solache and Arturo Reyes, who claim they were coerced by a disgraced Chicago police detective into confessing to crimes they didn't commit. But before they could be set free, immigration agents arrested them.
Two More Guevara Defendants See Their Charges Dismissed
Cook County prosecutors have dropped all charges against two men who say they were beaten into confessing to a double murder. Detective Reynaldo Guevara was the subject of a BuzzFeed News investigation that found he is accused of framing at least 51 people for murders they say they did not commit.
A prisoner waiting sixteen years for a chance to prove his innocence may have found an unlikely ally: The prosecutors who convicted him. Roosevelt Myles claims Chicago police framed him for murder and inadequate public defenders did little to prove his innocence. He's waited more than 16 years for a hearing on his case. Prosecutors announced they are stepping in to review whether he should be freed.
This Man Says He Was Framed. He's Been Waiting 16 Years For His Day In Court.
Roosevelt Myles won the right to a new hearing after he claimed he was framed by corrupt Chicago cops. But more than a decade and a half later, he is still waiting for that day in court, and still doing time for a murder he says he had nothing to do with.
A Man Just Walked Free From Prison After A BuzzFeed News Investigation
The Cook County State's Attorney's Office dropped all charges against Roberto Almodovar on Friday. He is one of 51 people who have accused a Chicago detective of framing them for murder. His story was featured in a BuzzFeed News investigation published last week.
This Man Is Getting Out Of Prison After A BuzzFeed News Investigation
The Cook County State's Attorney's Office has announced that keeping Roberto Almodovar locked up is "no longer in the best interests of justice." He is one of 51 people who have accused a Chicago detective of framing them for murder. His story was featured in a BuzzFeed News Investigation published last week.
A Guevara Defendant Can Leave Prison — With A Catch
Prosecutors offer to let Roberto Almodovar leave prison Tuesday but only if he pleads guilty. Almodovar, who is one of at least 51 people who has accused Det. Reynaldo Guevara of framing them for murder, said no, and vowed to keep fighting to clear his name.
A Chicago Cop Is Accused Of Framing 51 People For Murder. Now, The Fight For Justice.
Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara is accused of framing at least 51 people for murder. When a group of mothers, aunts and sisters found that no officials — not the state's attorney's office, not the mayor's office — wanted to take up their cause, the women went in search of justice themselves. Next week a man convicted in one of Guevara’s most dubious cases will be in court for what could be his last chance at freedom. Will prosecutors continue fighting to keep Roberto Almodovar behind bars?