Man charged with burglarizing Loop sports activities bar throughout COVID-19 shutdown


Flight Membership, 111 West Wacker | Yelp

A Chicago man is charged with burglarizing a Loop sports activities bar that has been closed for 2 weeks because of the COVID-19 outbreak.  His excuse for being inside a bar that’s been closed since Mar. 15? He had to make use of the lavatory.

Jerry Brown | CPD

Police have been known as to Flight Membership, 111 West Wacker, at 6:14 p.m. Monday after a consultant of the darts-oriented bar and restaurant reported seeing somebody strolling across the kitchen through a distant digicam feed.  The witness supplied an outline of the prowler and police searched the world for suspects.

Cops stopped Jerry Brown, age 28,  a couple of minutes in a while the 200 block of North Clark. He informed officers that he was “simply utilizing the lavatory” on the bar, in response to a CPD spokesperson. However police say he was additionally carrying property stolen from the institution. 

Prosecutors charged Brown with felony housebreaking and felony possession of housebreaking instruments, police mentioned. 

In November 2017, Brown was charged with felony theft after he allegedly punched a person within the face and robbed him on the 300 block of North Decrease Michigan within the Loop.

And in September 2017 he was charged with window peeping after a Boystown girl reported seeing him peeking into her condominium window on the 800 block of West Aldine. The outcomes of these two circumstances weren’t instantly accessible Wednesday as a result of the Clerk of Court docket denied entry to public court docket information.

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