Lyons police officer charged with robbery by FBI
LYONS – An officer with the Lyons Police Department has been charged with robbing and extorting targets of his investigations into the sale of contraband and counterfeit cigarettes, the FBI's Chicago Office announced Monday.
Jimmy J. Rodgers, 43, was charged in a one-count criminal complaint filed last Thursday in U.S. District Court in Chicago with Hobbs Act robbery, a felony, according to a news release.
The complaint against Rodgers was unsealed Friday after he appeared in court. Rodgers was released pending his next court appearance, which is not yet scheduled.
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