Sarah Lopez city of Berwyn, IL: Employee, school board member who admitted using racial slur fired

Sarah Lopez city of Berwyn, IL: Employee, school board member who admitted using racial slur fired

BERWYN, In poor health. (TOC) — A Berwyn metropolis worker who admitted to police she used a racial slur towards a person has been fired.

In accordance with a put up on the town of Berwyn’s weblog, Sarah Lopez, who used to work as “Blight Inspector,” has been terminated.

Contractor Phil Robbin has stated he nonetheless cannot consider what he stated occurred in a Berwyn alley two months in the past.

“I really feel like I am this massive each day I am strolling round, and I am a reasonably large man to be feeling like this,” Robbin stated.

Robbin stated he was parked in that alley whereas on a job eradicating a tree from a buyer’s yard when a lady, whom he later discovered was Berwyn faculty board member Lopez, rolled up in a marked metropolis car and ordered him to maneuver his truck.

Robbin stated he objected, telling her he had a allow to park within the alley.

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“She was screaming on the high of her lungs, ‘You do not know who you are F-ing with! I am calling the police!’ And I stated, ‘Be at liberty,'” Robbin recalled. “Once I turned my again, it went haywire from then. N-word, N-word, N-word, N-word, N-word.”

In accordance with a police report, Lopez informed a responding officer she did name Robbin the “N” phrase after which stated, “I’m so sick and uninterested in these individuals!”

The report stated Lopez additionally informed police she labored as a “Blight Inspector” for the Berwyn buildings division and had “…acquired a number of calls” about Robbin’s truck blocking the alley.

She later acknowledged that “there have been no calls.”

“No person ought to have the ability to work for the town, of any metropolis, and have the ability to carry round that authority to make use of in direction of anybody,” Robbin stated.

Berwyn South College District 100 stated Lopez has since resigned from the board, saying her alleged “conduct doesn’t replicate the beliefs of the Board of Schooling.”

Lopez has not commented publicly on the incident.

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