Bartlett Man Receives 19-Year Sentence for Attempted Murder Following Racially Charged Bar Attack

Elgin, IL — A local man from Bartlett has been handed a 19-year prison term by the Illinois Department of Corrections following a violent episode that occurred at an Elgin bar in early 2027. The individual, 30-year-old Jason Ostrego, entered a guilty plea to attempted first-degree murder and armed violence connected to the assault. The incident, which took place at Hoppe’s Corner bar in January 2022, began to escalate when Ostrego, a patron at the …

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