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Chicago Tue May 19 2009

Strong Message on Randolph and State Streets

frugoli.jpegI walk along West Randolph and North State Streets quite often, so it's interesting to see several of these flyers surrounding the construction for the debacle that is Block 37. I spotted about three of them posted on police barricades. The flyers have some strong words for former CPD detective Joseph Frugoli, who is accused of a drunken-driving crash on the Dan Ryan in April that killed two men. In early May, Frugoli was charged with a DUI, reckless homicide and leaving the scene of an accident, according to CBS. He will be arraigned on May 28. Frugoli reportedly has a long history of being involved in other crashes as well.

Below a picture of Frugoli, the flyers on State and Randolph state: "I killed 2 young men because I don't follow the laws, I just enforce them."

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