UPDATED: Former L-Way Employee Allegedly Trespassed at East... Again

While awaiting his court date for allegedly trespassing on school grounds, former Lincoln-Way employee Michael J. Angel allegedly trespassed on school grounds.

Michael J. Angel, 42, of Frankfort, is again accused of stepping on school grounds without permission after being fired from .

According to court records, Angel was charged with criminal trespass for a Jan. 22 incident. This comes nine months after .

Angel, a former employee of D210, signed an agreement with administrators on Feb. 20, 2009, stating he is not allowed back on school property without the consent of the superintendent, said Will County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kathy Hoffmeyer.

Spokespersons for D210 have declined to verify what type of work Angel once did for the district or explain why he was fired.

The new charges allege that the principal of Lincoln-Way East spotted Angel on the morning of Jan. 22 coaching a traveling youth baseball team, the Lincoln Way Blue Demons.

Hoffmeyer said the principal confronted Angel, and though he was spotted twice over the course of the next hour, he eventually left.

A warrant was signed two days later and executed on Jan. 27 by Frankfort police.

Angel is scheduled to appear in court March 9 for separate charges of trespassing at Central and East and for obstruction of justice for trying to serve him a failure to appear warrant.

Last spring, Angel was charged with two counts of criminal trespass for driving onto property at Lincoln-Way Central and Lincoln-Way East high schools.

He pleaded guilty in mid-August, receiving one year of supervision, but failed to show to subsequent status hearings in late August and November. Prosecutors were looking to modify the terms of a settlement giving Angel permission to coach youth football on school grounds on certain weekends.

Days later, after allegedly with a warrant, Angel was dragged before a judge via video and charged also with obstructing justice.

When Angel last appeared in court, Associate Judge Marzell Richardson seemed optimistic that the first two cases could be resolved collectively, but Angel’s third case, up Feb. 17, complicates the matter.

Mike Bartos, board president of the Lincoln Way Blue Demons, said the youth baseball organization was under the impression Angel's legal troubles had been straightened out.

Board members and coaches called a meeting Tuesday and told Angel he wasn't allowed to join them on D210 property until the charges were actually resolved, Bartos said.

Posted Feb. 1 and Updated Feb. 3

Mokena Mike February 04, 2012 at 05:35 AM
This guy is a loser who was fired from the school for stealing. Then he breaks into the school in the middle of the night (no doubt to steal more items), runs from the cops when approached, etc. Oh and he has absolutely no shame about going to baseball practice at the place he was fired from and arrested at? Come on! Great role model for your kids!
ma February 07, 2012 at 12:19 AM
ma February 07, 2012 at 12:25 AM
99% sure joanne is mike. Good post mike.
Sarah Zirkle Murphy April 02, 2013 at 01:24 AM
Ms. Perfect The above picture of Mike Angel depicts perfectly the man I have gotten to know. I will not sit here and bash him with unkind words. A picture is worth a thousand words and this one says millions.
Argo Tom April 02, 2013 at 06:25 AM
Obviously, the dude has demonstrated serious narcissistic tendencies, anyone who knows this guy is guilty of allowing this to happen, makes me sick that he has any supporters...


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