Man arrested for threatening Boystown bars

Mon. February 26, 2018 1:03 PM by News Staff

shane sleeper (inset) accused of threatening boystown bars

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Chicago, IL - A Lakeview man is accused of intimidating employees of gay bars in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood.

Shane Sleeper, 31, reportedly made numerous threats throughout February against staff at Roscoe's Tavern and Sidetrack, where he is accused of "making a shooting gesture" at a manager.

Sleeper is charged him with four counts of misdemeanor electronic harassment; misdemeanor resisting police; misdemeanor assault; and misdemeanor phone harassment. His bail has been set at $300,000.

Sleeper was arrested outside Atlanta's Ten nightclub in May 2015 after he allegedly battered the bar's owner, according to a report by Project Q Atlanta.

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