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Police Chief Testifies Against Chicago Cop in Aggravated Battery Case

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Police Chief Testifies Against Chicago Cop in Aggravated Battery Case

Waukegan Police Chief Artis Yancey (left) testified that he was threatened and attacked by North Chicago police officer Carl Sain during a 2009 altercation.

CHICAGO – After North Chicago police officer Carl Sain found his estranged wife with another man, the cop stuck a pistol in the man’s face and demanded to know why he was there.

That’s the scenario laid out by Waukegan Police Chief Artis Yancey, who testified Tuesday that he was the man threatened and attacked by Sain during a 2009 altercation.

“He had the gun pointed at my forehead. He was enraged,” Yancey told a Lake Coun...

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    mikeS90

    over 4 years ago

    102 Comments

    thank God! justice has been served

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    skascooter007

    over 4 years ago

    2010 Comments

    wrong place at the wrong time chief.

    Acquitted ? Assault with a deadly weapon, assault on a Police officer , Assault. ???

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    Perl

    over 4 years ago

    1498 Comments

    I POSTED AN UPDATE TO THIS ARTICLE: North Chicago Officer ACQUITTED of all charges!
    ~Wf

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    aussie4

    over 4 years ago

    5328 Comments

    Bump what chiefdennis said and add, he was lucky, I would have had my weapon out and ready.

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    uncledennis1

    over 4 years ago

    23312 Comments

    Most cops will not date another cops wife or girlfriend as others pointed out. Sain you made a major boo boo.

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    luke3302

    over 4 years ago

    928 Comments

    I dont know about saying one cop should never date ANY cops ex girlfriend or ex wives. Mr. Sain was a fool. Now he has no wife AND no job. I agree that the entire situation stinks.

    Mikeg59. Might want to reconcider your career choice if you think the assault was a good decision.

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    Whalewatcher

    over 4 years ago

    11214 Comments

    Not too bright a move on Officer Sain's part. Don't see any good coming from this whole thing for anybody, though. Like fplasencia said, it stinks ......

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    darsavmo

    over 4 years ago

    11356 Comments

    While the Chief may have violated the doctrine of not messing w/ another officer's wife/girlfriend, the officer had no right to break into a house he apparently does not live at, nor confront the soon to be ex-wife's friend especially w/ a gun and assault him. The officer is very lucky the Chief did not shoot him...

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    Good job chief, you're in office to handle issues and problems, not make them.

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    mikeS90

    over 4 years ago

    102 Comments

    oh please who goes over a girls house at 11 pm to change a light bulb, im glad that chief got nailed in the face.

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    OFFICER K CPD makes a very good point but that "chief" is undoubtably a blue falcon.

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    OFFICER_K_CPD

    over 4 years ago

    2296 Comments

    Sheryl Sain testified that she had separated several months earlier from her husband of eight years and had filed for divorce.

    They were not together anymore, separated and divorce had been filed.......he should have known better than to storm into to her place, and and confront anyone.......if she has someone there w/ her and its not you.....then get the hint and move on w/ your life.........now what, he goes to prision and loses his job, just stupid.

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    Ahi

    over 4 years ago

    1990 Comments

    I agree with fplasencia.

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    rsironron

    over 4 years ago

    5220 Comments

    I agree with MrWhitefolks and fplasencia. It's a shame this officer will lose his career.

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    MPD288

    over 4 years ago

    40 Comments

    All this over a woman? And what if the chief decided to pull his gun out also and they both ended up dead? Besides, the fact that Sain is an officer doesn't justify his actions. Cop or no cop, you don't storm into your ex-wife's house because there's another man in the house. If on-duty officers showed up he would have probably been shot. Officer of the year or not, he should know his career is not worth it.

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