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Police: BlackFinn Brawl Leads to 4 Arrests

Four men were arrested after a fight broke out at a popular downtown Naperville bar this weekend.

Naperville police are currently investigating a fight that occurred at a popular downtown Naperville bar Saturday.

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Four men were arrested and one remains at large after a brawl broke out between them around 1:28 a.m. at BlackFinn American Saloon Oct. 27. One of the men had to be subdued with a Tazer, according to the Naperville Police Department. 

Officers were in the area of the bar Saturday when they "observed several subjects fighting," according to a police press release. Police said the men began fighting inside BlackFinn before spilling into the street. 

Naperville police, along with assistance from the DuPage County Sheriff's Deparment, intervened and arrested the four men outside of the bar. 

Nicholas A. Panno, 26, of Wheaton; Michael S. McLaughlin, 27, of Glen Ellyn and Eric J. Sola, 26, of Schaumburg were arrested by the Naperville Police Department.

A fourth man, Jose I. Martinez, 21, of Montgomery, was arrested by the DuPage County Sheriff's Department after allegedly battering one of their officers, police said. 

Panno was charged with interfering with police and McLaughlin was charged with two counts of battery, resisting arrest and attempting to disarm an officer, police said.

According to the Naperville Sun, McLaughlin was Tazed by police after allegedly trying to grab the Tazer from an officer. 

Sola faces battery and obstruction of justice charges while Martinez was also charged with battery and resisting arrest, according to police. 

Court dates for all four men are pending. 

Pro Life Crusader + November 04, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Skb what's your moronic obsession with Naperville and your non existing terrorist! I hope Muhammad and his family move next door to you!
KIMBER45 November 04, 2012 at 10:12 PM
I hope not
KIMBER45 November 04, 2012 at 10:13 PM
I have a white doctor next door
Pro Life Crusader + November 04, 2012 at 10:16 PM
Typical bigot. Are you perfect in your life! Just wait and see as your town grows, guess what section 8 follows and you have no say so! Or do you hate them too? Plus you still can't answer your obsession and false terrorist in Naperville!
Pro Life Crusader + November 04, 2012 at 10:17 PM
You think he's white???

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