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Drew Peterson Son Suing Oak Brook For Firing Him

The former Oak Brook cop son of Drew Peterson has a $10 million lawsuit, says the Sun-Times.

The disgraced former Oak Brook cop son of disgraced former Bolingbrook cop (and current murder defendant) Drew Peterson claims in a $10 million lawsuit his rights were violated when he was fired, according to a story in the Sun-Times.

Stephen Peterson, who was fired in , is suing in federal court. He is going after former Oak Brook Police Chief Thomas Sheahan, Fire and Police Board Chairman Frederick Cappetta and the Village of Oak Brook.

The three-man Oak Brook Fire and Police board voted as a bloc in 2011 to ax Stephen Peterson from the department he had worked at for more than six years. Sheahan had charged Stephen Peterson with obstructing investigators, possession of an unlawful weapon, and failing to keep an internal investigation confidential. The board cleared Stephen Peterson of the last two allegations but found him guilty of the first one.

Stephen Peterson is also waging a court battle to get back his job. He is being represented in that action by Fraternal Order of Police attorney Tamara Cummings.

According to the Sun-Times story, Stephen Peterson is claiming "violation of due process under the 14th Amendment, tortuous interference with advantageous business relations, breach of contract, defamation and slander, and intentional infliction of emotional distress."

Drew Peterson is set to go to trial in less than two weeks on charges he murdered his third wife, Kathleen Savio. Drew Peterson is also suspected of possibly killing his missing fourth wife, Stacy Peterson.

Stephen Peterson is the son of Drew Peterson's first wife, Carol Hamilton, who is neither missing nor slain.

John Moreli July 13, 2012 at 08:52 PM
Let's test Watchful eye! A scum bag walks into a 7-11 announces a hold up and implies he has a gun, but never displays one , scum gets money and flees! What crime has been committed?!
TOMato July 13, 2012 at 10:31 PM
OMG! It's layperson you f'n idiot!
Watchful Eye July 13, 2012 at 10:49 PM
Let's test John Morelil. Close your mouth and press your lips together. Take your index finger and strum it up and down over your lips. Have someone take your picture while you're doing it and post the link here. I think we'd all enjoy seeing that. BTW, Stephen Peterson took a police car from Oak Brook to Joliet to appear before a GJ investigating his father. End of story. What rule violation has been committed? That is the subject of this whole thread, isn't it, Moreli. Get a grip man. You're losing it.
John Moreli July 13, 2012 at 11:35 PM
Watchful Eye I'm still waiting for a logical answer from a non LE thug!
John Moreli July 14, 2012 at 01:44 AM
See watchful eye you are a layperson and are clueless! You can't answer my question and instead you deflect it. Feel free to call some P.D.'s and see what they would have said or done if one of their Offers took a squad to court like Stephen? Nothing! Would you like the direct line to B.P.D.? :-)

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