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Ex-CPD sergeant faces conspiracy charges over 15 years after fleeing

Mar 04, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

More than 15 years after he fled on the eve of trial, former Chicago police Sgt. Eddie Hicks is set to finally face a federal jury Monday on conspiracy charges alleging he ran a rogue crew of cops who robbed drug dealers and re-sold stolen narcotics.

Hicks, 70, who was the subject of an international manhunt that led authorities from Brazil to Texas, has been held without bond since his arrest in Detroit in September 2017.

The trial before U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow -- who took ...