Karolina Obrycka Sues Anthony Abbate And City Of Chicago

Karolina Obrycka, the bartender at Jesse's Short Stop Inn who was beaten by Chicago police officer Anthony Abbate, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Abbate and the City of Chicago. Abbate beat Obrycka after she refused to serve him drinks. The beating was captured on the bar's security cameras. Obrycka has also sued Gary Ortiz, a friend of Abbate's who attempted to threaten Obrycka into not filing a complaint, and Patti Chiriboga, a waitress at the bar. The suit seeks $1 million in damages and alleges that the City of Chicago fails to investigage and discipline its officers. Obrycka is represented by attorney Terry Ekl. Abbate has been placed on leave by the police department.
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Sage_Pater - May 16, 2007 4:25 PM

Back in my day, we called them Pigs. I've regretted that, off and on, probably because I don't want to believe it. But lately, it seems that there are many, many reasons to rethink this fitting perjorative.

This guy is a menace to society and his supporters need to find a job more suitable to their mindset, like hired killer, mafioso, or spree killer. i've heard Auschwitz is hiring.

melissa - May 17, 2007 10:35 AM

I feel so sorry for Mrs Obrycka.
This should have never happen. I hope Mr. Abbate get alot of jail time for doing it. And never ever gets his job back. Cops like him make people like me SICK!
We should feel safe when we are around cops. Not me!

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