2 Chicago cops charged with sexual assault of woman

Alleged victim in the case reportedly had blood-alcohol level of .38

By Kim Jannsen, Michael Lansu, and Rosemary Sobol
Chicago Sun-Times

Two Chicago Police officers charged with sexually assaulting a drunk young woman while on duty are guilty only of "an indiscretion" and "bad decisions," defense attorneys say.

But Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez said the 22-year-old victim was so intoxicated that she was "unable to give knowing consent" to sex with officers Juan Vasquez and Paul Clavijo.

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