Official Misconduct Charge Overturned for Ex-Maywood Cop Deon Sams

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 || Originally Published: 2/18/15 || Daily Herald || By Justin Kmitch A former Maywood police officer, already acquitted of a March 2012 sexual assault, had his remaining official misconduct conviction overturned Tuesday. During a November bench trial, Judge George Bakalis found Deon Sams, 40, not guilty of four counts of criminal sexual assault involving an encounter with a woman on his … Continue reading Official Misconduct Charge Overturned for Ex-Maywood Cop Deon Sams

Ex-Maywood Cop Deon Sam Acquitted of Sex Assault, Convicted of Misconduct — Trib Report

Thursday, November 13, 2014 || Originally Published: November 6, 2014 || Chicago Tribune || Clifford Ward Former Maywood police officer on Thursday was found guilty of misconduct but acquitted on charges that he sexually assaulted a woman he picked up in his squad car while on duty. Deon Sams was found not guilty of the more serious charges in a decision announced Thursday by DuPage … Continue reading Ex-Maywood Cop Deon Sam Acquitted of Sex Assault, Convicted of Misconduct — Trib Report