John Francisco, 34, of Lorain was charged with aggravated riot around 2 a.m. Saturday for his involvement in a fight at Mangines Bar on 229 Colorado Avenue.
The fight began around 2 a.m. when Alonzo Harrison, 21, Anthony Harrison, 23, Davonta Harrison, 20, and Jordan Pendergrass, 24, allegedly started a fight over a pool table. When police arrived to break up the fight, they said they faced resistance from the four men. All four men were charged with aggravated riot for the incident.
After breaking up the fight, police went into the bar and saw Francisco arguing with the bartender and refusing to leave, telling patrons at that they should have their own martial law, according to the police report. According to police, Francisco was involved in the fight moments earlier and as a result, he was also charged with aggravated riot.