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A Cook County grand jury indicted a Chicago police sergeant.

A Cook County grand jury has indicted Chicago Police Sergeant Michael Vitellaro for aggravated battery and two counts of official misconduct about three weeks after the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office charged Vitellaro with tackling a Park Ridge 14-year-old outside a local coffee shop and holding him to the pavement, accusing the boy, who is of Puerto Rican descent, of taking his son’s bike.

According to the Sept. 7 Cook County indictment, Vitellaro “knowingly made physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature with juvenile.”

Regarding the two counts of official misconduct, the indictment reads “he, a public officer or employee in his official capacity, to wit: a police officer for the Chicago Police Department, knowingly performed an act which he knew was forbidden by law to perform. ”

The grand jury indictment means that citizens who serve on the grand jury agreed with prosecutors that the evidence in the case was substantial enough to bring charges.

Vitellaro’s arraignment will take place Sept. 22, Judge Anthony Calabrese said, amending the set date of Sept. 15 from the indictment.

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office first approved charges of official misconduct and aggravated battery against Vitellaro Aug. 18, about six weeks after the incident took place in Park Ridge.

In the time between the incident, which circulated widely on social media, and approval of charges, some Park Ridge residents and activists attended City Council meetings to express concerns about the case.

The Chicago Police Department has since relieved Vitellaro, who had been with the department since September 2000, of his police powers. After being charged, Vitellaro was released on recognition bond.

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