And there it is – Smollett is now officially a suspect according to the Chicago Police.
BREAKING From Chicago police—— Charlie De Mar (@CharlieDeMar) February 20, 2019
“Case Update: Jussie Smollett is now officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation by #ChicagoPolice for filing a false police report (Class 4 felony). Detectives are currently presenting evidence before a Cook County Grand Jury.”
Also, according to reporters covering the race hoax, the police have served a subpoena on him to get more information.
MORE: @ABC7Chicago has also learned subpoenas have been issued to obtain records from Jussie Smollett.— Rob Elgas (@RobElgasABC7) February 20, 2019
It looks like the brothers are talking to a grand jury about the case:
BREAKING: Our news crew spots Chicago brothers and their attorney in Smollett investigation at courthouse entering a grand jury room. Unclear if they are actually testifying before a grand jury.— Rob Elgas (@RobElgasABC7) February 20, 2019
CHICAGO (AP) — Police official: "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett is now a suspect and detectives are presenting case to grand jury.— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) February 20, 2019
Now that is a big BOOM!!
UPDATE! He’s been hit with a felony!!
Felony criminal charges have been approved by @CookCountySAO against Jussie Smollett for Disorderly Conduct / Filing a False Police Report. Detectives will make contact with his legal team to negotiate a reasonable surrender for his arrest. pic.twitter.com/LvBSYE2kVj— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) February 21, 2019