Three ex-convicts find themselves in new legal trouble, after being arrested during a brawl at a bar in downtown Naperville.
Thomas A. Loiacono, 23, of Wheaton, remained Friday in DuPage County Jail. The other men, Jacob D. Reed, 21, of West Chicago, and Kalvin T. Beulle, are free on bond.
The three were arrested at Rizzo’s, at 6 W. Jefferson Ave., following a fight. It could not be learned Friday whether any of them know one another.
Naperville police Sgt. Bill Davis confirmed officers were on foot patrol about 12:31 a.m. June 21 when they observed a man, later identified as Beulle, “fighting with one of the restaurant staff members at the top of the staircase.” Beulle “was pushing against restaurant staff members who were trying to eject him from the business for disturbing other customers,” Davis wrote Friday in an email.
Police took Beulle outside, at which point they allegedly saw Reed “head-butt another subject,” Davis said. One officer was “attempting to place Reed under arrest when Thomas Loiacono struck the arresting officer in the chest with his shoulder, pushing the officer away,” Davis said.
“Further investigation also revealed that, prior to officers’ arrival, Loiacono had jumped on a restaurant staff member’s back and attempted to choke him, when staff members were trying to remove Beulle from the business,” Davis said.
No one was injured during the incident.
Records on file in DuPage County Circuit Court indicated Loiacono was charged with aggravated battery to a police officer and battery. Davis said Reed and Beulle were charged with battery.
Davis’ email did not include Beulle’s age or hometown.
An examination of court documents revealed all three men have been convicted of felonies, with Loiacono and Beulle serving prison terms for their crimes.
Loiacono in December 2010 was sentenced to four years in prison, after being found guilty of burglary and forgery in Wheaton, records showed. His record also includes convictions for theft in 2006 in Glen Ellyn and drug possession in 2008 in Wheaton, as well as for narcotics possession in 2009 in Glendale Heights and resisting a police officer that year in Carol Stream, according to records.
Beulle in March 2011 was sentenced to 18 months in prison, in a DuPage County Sheriff’s Office case of telephone harassment and violating an order of protection, records indicated.
Reed was found guilty in a 2012 case of felony theft from a store in St. Charles, according to Kane County Circuit Court records. Prosecutors from the state’s attorney’s office have filed a motion to revoke the terms of his probation in that matter, with the case continued to Aug. 25, records showed.
Reed and Beulle also have misdemeanor charges of theft pending against them, for alleged crimes earlier this year in Wheaton, records indicated.Tags: Naperville crime