An Oak Lawn resident, Jamari Robinson, was arrested for battery after refusing to leave a local bar and allegedly scuffling with another man as he was being removed from the bar.
The police were called after being told there was a fight at TC’s II Pub on Southwest Highway. The bartender, who had called the police for assistance, told the officer that Robinson came into the bar a short time after 12:30 a.m. on September 2nd.
Robinson had one drink, according to the bartender, and then went to the washroom. When he returned, the bartender alleged that Robinson was stumbling and disoriented. Robinson allegedly put his head on the bar and the bartender told him that he had to leave.
When Robinson allegedly refused to leave, the security personnel in the bar asked him to leave according to the bartender. The security personnel told the same story as the bartender.
When Robinson finally exited the premises with the security escort, he dropped his phone outside the bar. Another man picked up the phone and gave it back to him but complained that Robinson became aggressive for no apparent reason. It is at that point that the man alleges that Robinson hit him and caused a scuffle. The other man sustained minor injuries.
The police alleged that Robinson tore the plastic covering off the left side mirror of the other man’s car. The man sustained minor injuries, including a mark to his cheek and a scratch to his right arm.
The bar signed a complaint for trespass and the man who was in the scuffle with Robinson signed a complaint for battery and criminal damage to property.
Robinson was charged with criminal trespass, battery and criminal damage to property.