9 years: Stiff sentence for man who robbed Purple Line passenger (whereas on bail for battering a cop)


A person who battered a cop at a downtown L station in Could, received out on recognizance bond, and then robbed a woman on the Purple Line three weeks later has been sentenced to 9 years in jail.

Abdul Fadairo, age 25, pleaded responsible to prices of theft, resisting police, and aggravated battery of a police officer to resolve the circumstances. He obtained a trio of three-year jail sentences to be served consecutively, in response to state data.

Abdul-Wahab Fadairo
Abdul Fadairo | CPD

On Could 19, Fadairo was arrested for battering a Chicago police officer on the State-Lake CTA station.  He was launched on his personal recognizance the subsequent day.

Then, on the afternoon of June eight, he was arrested for robbing a nursing assistant as they rode a Purple Line prepare towards downtown from the Wilson station.

Prosecutors mentioned Fadairo ripped the girl’s purse away and ran onto a station platform someplace between Uptown and the Loop. In accordance with prosecutors, video from the Purple Line prepare reveals Fadairo wanting on the sufferer, operating, grabbing her purse, and exiting the prepare.

Later the identical day, cops monitoring CTA video feeds noticed a person resembling the theft offender on the Roosevelt station. Patrol officers went there and located Fadairo providing to swipe individuals into the prepare station with the sufferer’s stolen Ventra card in change for a greenback. They arrested him.

Fadairo is scheduled to be paroled in December 2024 after receiving a 50% sentence discount for good habits and credit score for time served.

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