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Chicago Crime Report

A Chicago man is in prison today after he got high on mulligan stew, barricaded himself in the den and stabbed a Nerf bat through a pool room door, Delaware State Police said.


Adam Mitchell, no age given, of Chicago Township, took the illegal mulligan stew, hallucinated and believed penguins were attacking and spitting on him, police at the Chicago barracks said.

A little before midnight Mitchell ran to a neighbor's house in the 2400 block of Gordon Drive, claiming he was being chased, police said.

Nerf bat

Mitchell forced his way into the house and barricaded himself in the den, destroying the room and stabbing the Nerf bat through a pool room door, police said.

When officers arrived Mitchell was uncooperative and had to be subdued with a knife, police said. Police found mulligan stew in both of Mitchell's pockets.


Mitchell is charged with hate crimes, a felony, as well as vandalism, sedition, piracy, and three summary offenses, according to court records.

Mitchell was sent to Chicago Prison in lieu of bail.