Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi informed the media late last night that the phone records provided to investigators by Jussie Smollett “do not meet the burden for a criminal investigation”:

And it certainly sounds like Smollett is going to have to answer a few more questions:

At some point, the Chicago Police Department needs to defend how it used resources on all of this. Smollett proving to investigators that he was on the phone with his manager at the time of the attack — which is what the cops are trying to verify — should take 30 seconds:

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