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BREAKING: Jussie Smollett Found Guilty On First 5 Counts Of Felony Disorderly Conduct, Not Guilty On Count 6

Former Empire actor Jussie Smollett has been found guilty on 5 counts of disorderly conduct for lying to police.

Deliberations lasted just over 9 hours with the jury delivering the verdict Thursday evening around 6:15 pm.

Smollett was acquitted on Count 6 of felony disorderly conduct, which refers to the defendant reporting to detective Robert Graves on Feb. 14, 2019 — about two weeks after the incident — that he’d been the victim of an aggravated battery. All other charges were related to the events that took place on Jan. 29, 2019.

As it stands, Cook County Judge James Linn will have discretion in imposing a concurrent or consecutive sentence for Smollett on each count at a later date.

A disorderly conduct charge for a false crime report is a Class 4 felony, which means it is punishable by up to three years in prison and a $25,000 fine. 

Smollett took the stand and testified before the jury that he never lied to police and denied orchestrating the attack on himself.

Prosecutors sought to show that the former Empire actor made false reports to police after paying Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo to carry out a staged hate crime attack against him to garner sympathetic media coverage.

Among the surprising claims made in Smollett’s testimony was the revelation that the actor received a text from CNN’s Don Lemon, supposedly relaying information that the Chicago Police Department didn’t believe Smollett’s account of what happened.

Irv Miller, a legal analyst for CBS 2 in Chicago, predicted that it’s unlikely that the 39-year-old defendant will be sentenced for a substantial amount of time in prison:

“He’s not a first offender. He had a case a few years ago, where he was found guilty of giving false information to the police, and that’s basically what he did in this case. The law in Illinois says you should get probation on a class 4 felony, which is what he’s charged with, but because he does he have this background that may tip the scales, a little bit towards giving him a little jail time.”

This is a developing story. Check back for more details.

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5 responses to “BREAKING: Jussie Smollett Found Guilty On First 5 Counts Of Felony Disorderly Conduct, Not Guilty On Count 6”

  1. CivilLib says:

    I’m still wondering where he hired that crying lawyer who left with her mom. Is that really who is coming out of law school now? We are in trouble, but it is stupidly funny.

  2. pandusa says:

    Ok Jussie…if you do get a 2.0.I would get a “hired gun” psychiatrist (success will depend on your acting ability or your ability afford the best/most corrupt). The story is you have an alter that is the antithesis of you. It was HIM that staged this not YOU. He is an immature, drug infested MAGA, Trump supporter (they all are). DO NOT TESTIFY. Let the hired guns do the work. Like Don Corleone said ” A lawyer with a briefcase can steal more money than a hundred men with guns”. Let the suits with briefcases earn their keep. Oh, and you should have been nicer to your Godfather.
    Godfather theme…

  3. Devilsgun says:

    Good. This race baiting prick deserved to be found guilty. Now we’ll see if that verdict actually means something or if this lying turd will get a pussy pass instead of a ticket to pound town

  4. HerrDoktor says:

    But what will happen to the victim??

  5. Skynet0225 says:

    Juicy may find prison sex a little rougher than what he’s accustomed to, but I’m sure he will learn to suck it up.