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City of Chicago v. Hopson

DECEMBER 2, 1970.

THE CITY OF CHICAGO, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE,

v.

EUGENE HOPSON, DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.



APPEAL from the Circuit Court of Cook County; the Hon. MAURICE LEE, Judge, presiding.

MR. PRESIDING JUSTICE STAMOS DELIVERED THE OPINION OF THE COURT:

After a bench trial, defendant was convicted of violating a disorderly conduct ordinance of the City of Chicago *fn1 and was fined $100.00. On appeal defendant contends that the evidence is insufficient to sustain the judgment.

The following is the verbatim report of all testimony in this cause:

"OFFICER COOL

called as a witness in the above entitled cause, having been first duly sworn, was examined and testified as follows:

DIRECT EXAMINATION BY MR. SHERARD:

Q. State your name, officer.

A. Officer Cool.

Q. Officer, on March 12, 1970, the date stated in the complaint, about ten p.m. in the evening, or a.m., that is, what did you see this defendant do that caused you to arrest him?

A. Your Honor, on the date and time in question, we were on routine patrol at the school there, and they had numerous complaints about a man exposing himself to the kids, and I saw Eugene here standing around the building, so we called him to the car, and at the time he come out with a real dirty remark like `What the so and so do you want?', and we said, `We want to ask you a few questions.'

Q. Then what happened?

A. I asked his name and where he lived, and he said he didn't have to tell us anything, so we put him in the car, took him into the District.

DEFENDANT: I was coming out my building walking, and they was driving up that way, and they stopped in front of me, made a motion to come to the car, so I did make a ...


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