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Sugar Grove man charged with battery at pizza place

Published: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 3:11 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 5:58 p.m. CDT
Mitchell J. Jeczalik

SUGAR GROVE – Mitchell J. Jeczalik, 53, of Green Hills Court, Sugar Grove, has been charged with one count of felony aggravated battery in a public place and one count of misdemeanor battery.

At approximately 9:10 p.m on Nov. 5, Jeczalik entered Rosati’s Pizza in the 400 block of North Route 47, police said. A dispute with the clerk over a credit for a free pizza became physical when Jeczalik jumped onto the counter and grabbed the restaurant employee's shirt and punched the employee in the face, police said. The employee escaped the man's grasp and attempted to get to a phone to call 911, police said. The man pursued the employee, prevented him from placing the call, and knocked him to the floor, police said. 

On Nov. 15, Jeczalik turned himself into Sugar Grove police and was booked on the charges and subsequently taken to the Kane County Jail where he posted $500 cash bail and was released.

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