Man in ‘Joker’ mask charged with torching Chicago cop car faces at least 5 years in federal prison if convicted
A South Side man charged with torching a Chicago police vehicle during the downtown unrest over the weekend faces at least five years in federal prison if convicted, prosecutors said in court Wednesday.
Timothy O’Donnell, 31, was charged with arson in U.S. District Court on Tuesday. O’Donnell was allegedly wearing a “Joker” mask when he approached a police SUV parked in the 200 block of North State Street on Saturday and placed a lit object into the car’s gas tank, causing it to burst into flames.
During a court hearing...