Bears fan arrested for jumping onto field during scrimmage

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A West Chicago man was arrested after he jumped from the stands onto Soldier Field at the Bears’ Family Fest practice Saturday night.

John J. Annoreno, 22, of the 300 block of Post Oak Circle, was in Section 138 of the stadium’s seating and jumped onto the field as the Bears players scrimmaged, according to Cook County Court Records.

Annoreno was charged with felony criminal trespass at a place of public amusement and was ordered released on his own recognizance at bond court Sunday.

The victim in the case is listed at “Chicago Bears.”

According to the Chicago Tribune, After pondering aloud why someone would run onto a field full of pro football players, Judge Bourgeois asked Annoreno, “Why you gotta be so silly?”

Annoreno, still bedecked in a Jay Cutler jersey, had no answer for the judge.

“I bet if you sat across the street in the county jail, you’d know,” Bourgeois said.

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