Ill. town, cop sued over rape of drunken teen girl

Alleges negligence in letting 20-year-old felon and two drunken teenage boys carry girl away


By Kim Janssen
Chicago Sun-Times

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Blind drunk on vodka, the teenage girl had to be held upright by the young men she was drinking with as she slumped head-down, eyes closed behind a suburban apartment complex.

But an Arlington Heights cop called to deal with the underage boozers let a 20-year-old felon and two drunken teenage boys carry the girl away without asking questions - and minutes later officers in neighboring Mount Prospect caught the males raping her in a laundry room, a lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges.

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