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Posted on Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 2:59 p.m.

Escalating fights force coney island restaurant to alter hours

By Tom Perkins

Security camera video footage of the Jan. 11 fight at Luca's Coney Island.

Courtesy of the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office

Early in the morning on Jan. 11, the usual late night crowd gathered at Luca’s 24-hour Coney Island restaurant in Ypsilanti Township.

Before long, a fight broke out between two groups of customers, something that's not uncommon at the restaurant at 2469 Washtenaw Ave. As they had 225 times over the last four and a half years, police responded.

But this time, one customer pulled out a gun and put it to the back of another customer's head, police said.

The victim ran into the kitchen, and the man next knocked a waitress to the ground and shoved the gun in her face, police said.

By the time Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputies arrived, everyone at the restaurant except the victims had fled, but surveillance footage clearly showed the fight from multiple angles. A week later, sheriff's deputies arrested 32-year-old Ronjour Jacobs of Ann Arbor on felonious assault charges.

Another man who pulled out a gun during the fight has not been identified by police.


Luca's Coney Island in Ypsilanti Township.

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Jacobs faces three charges of assault with a dangerous weapon as well as charges of assault and battery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and brandishing a firearm. He is held on $100,000 cash bond. A pretrial hearing is set for March 4.

The incident led Ypsilanti Township and the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office to ask the owners to close the restaurant between 12 a.m. and 5 a.m. and threaten legal action if it didn't happen by the end of the week. The township had made such requests previously. Luca's owner, George Gsokas, had complied with the requests in the past but eventually went back to operating in the early morning hours each time.

At their Monday night meeting, the Ypsilanti Township trustrees re-authorized township staff to ask a Washtenaw County Circuit Court judge to declare the business a public nuisance and order it closed during that time period.

But Gsokas said on Wednesday he is willing to permanently close the restaurant between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m.

"I did my best as a business owner to have security, but I don’t want to risk it," Gsokas told "I am a very peaceful person and I don’t want bad things to happen, not just in the restaurant, but in the whole world. I want to have peace.

"I try my best to make sure to have no trouble, but people coming from bars, they're kind of drunk and it's hard to deal with them. I make this decision to voluntarily close on the third shift."

The restaurant has closed during early morning hours due to similar issues several times in the past; most recently 18 months ago.

There have been 70 calls for service at Luca’s since it last closed during early morning hours in August of 2011, and 70 percent of those calls have come between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. The incidents have included large fights, assault, credit card fraud, disorderly conduct, larceny and more. Neighbors behind Luca’s regularly complain about the noise, and police have made multiple driving under the influence and drug arrests.

Additionally, there have been many occasions when all the Sheriff’s Office's units were tied up at other incidents in the township and assistance was requested from police in Pittsfield Township, Ann Arbor, the city of Ypsilanti, Eastern Michigan University and the Michigan State Police.

“Needless to say, everything going on there is point-blank unacceptable,” Township attorney Doug Winters told the Board of Trustees at its Feb. 11 meeting.

On Feb. 11, township and police officials met with Gsokas and a representative of the Barbara Shipman Trust in Ann Arbor, which owns the building. It’s the fourth time the group has met in four years to discuss the problem.

“There are not enough police resources to police this place night after night, and we made it crystal clear the problems had to cease,” said Mike Radzik, director of the township’s office of community standards,

But after learning on Wednesday that Gsokas had agreed to close, Radzik said he was pleased to close the "negative chapter".

"I am very pleased that (Gsokas) has decided to modify the business hours in the best interest of his employees, customers and the public," Radzik said. "The (Shipman Trust) was instrumental in helping to facilitate this change at the township's request. I am convinced that they want to be a positive example on Washtenaw Avenue and a good neighbor to the residents who live nearby."

Luca’s hired security guards after the August 2011 meeting, but officials said it was often those security guards, along with a security guard at a neighboring business and homeowners on Brookside Lane behind the restaurant, who were calling the police.

Police have faced situations in which there were 50 and 60 people, and one or two deputies simply couldn’t handle the crowd, so backup had to be called.

“Then you have everyone scattering when the police arrive and the parking lot is chaotic with people trying to leave. After dealing with this for years the only viable solution is the building not being open during these hours,” Radzik said.

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Sun, Feb 17, 2013 : 11:21 p.m.

I'm a guy and attend EMU, and during finals last semester I went to study at Luca's late night...though nothing happened, I felt unsafe the entire time and didn't stay long. This doesn't surprise me at all.


Sun, Feb 17, 2013 : 9 p.m.

When keeping it real goes wrong

music to my ear

Sun, Feb 17, 2013 : 3:31 a.m.

and yes it was on the news for the surrounding areas to see, how embarrassing and not good for his business. it is not fair they are hard working people they do not deserve this. when those kids get community service, the judge should make them clean inside and out and make them do landscaping at Lucas they have no respect for peoples property let them clean it up and see how they feel after hard work if someone were to disrespect their work.


Sun, Feb 17, 2013 : 3:13 a.m.

Life is hard in the ghetto.

Jay Thomas

Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 8:30 p.m.

The usual suspects. They always enjoy fighting in every part of the restaurant. Gotta keep things moving.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 8:29 p.m.

Leave the late night feeding of the drunks to the drive throughs!


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 6:52 p.m.

Can anyone tell me if this was gang related? The reason I am asking is because of the pictures on the video. Looks almost like another fight over a girl. Never knew a restaurant could turn into turf wars.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 2:43 p.m.

@katmando, he does NOT have a right to brandish that gun in someone's face! with gun rights comes an equal responsibility, i.e. personal defense and not threatening someone just because they made you mad. and yes, I DID vote you down.


Sun, Feb 17, 2013 : 3:33 a.m.

Sure he does the 2nd amendment say so! So says the THE GREAT NRA!


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 8:29 p.m.

No it is not gang related


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 1:26 p.m.

So a law-abiding citizen and small business owner cannot have security at his restaurant, and we blame HIM? Bizarre.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 12:42 p.m.

Here's the way I look at it. Maybe we should concentrate on stiffer penalties against those who choose to use weapons in the wrong way. 90 days in county (with many privileges) and two years probation is a joke!! Most of these multiple offenders eat that up like cereal in the morning. How about the moment you choose to reveal a weapon is an automatic 5 year PRISON sentence! In addition, if you choose to use a gun while committing a crime....its an automatic 20 year PRISON sentence!! It seems as if we have a modern day wild, wild, west in the streets. If you don't believe me watch the news or read this paper ( on-line)! Now there are a lot of good people still in this area that would NEVER get caught up in such's the ones that choose to use force to settle differences or overpower the defenseless, that should be delt with accordingly, so the good people won't live in fear or have to consider purchasing guns ( most of whom have never owned a gun ) to feel safe in their own community. Please remember who we're considering here. These people choose to tote guns and aim them at defenseless ( unarmed ) people. This is THEIR choice. These are not people that want to ( or are ) making a positive difference in our community. So again, if they choose this path....punish them to the fullest!!! Let's start by making an example of people that add no value to our community!! I'm just saying!!


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 1:32 p.m.

Rhino20, I'm right with you on this issue, however, people will not vote for higher taxes in order to build a bigger jail to house all these criminals. The jails are full and there is no place to put these undesirable hoodrats.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 11:10 a.m.

" Another man who pulled out a gun during the fight has not been identified by police." Someone in the group knows this guy. If you don't give him up now the next time he pulls a gun it may go off and you could be shot, and maybe even DIE.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 6:36 a.m.

An awesome display of belligerence, aggressiveness and bad judgement, eh? President Obama and both of Michigan's U.S. Senators have vowed to stop gun violence in the nation: let them start with the crowd at Luca's. As we've been repeatedly told over the past 2 months: the problem is semi-automatics with large capacity magazines. So we can expect Obama & Co. to first ban such weapons and to then make Luca's a Gun Free Zone, with possession of large capacity magazines declared to be, uh, especially bad. That'll surely devastate dudes like Mr. Jacobs and the other guy shown holding what appears to be that kind of pistol. If everyone could be forced to limit themselves to 6-shot revolvers and 5-shot rifles, the world would be at peace. ;-)


Sun, Feb 17, 2013 : 3:37 a.m.

The GREAT AND POWERFUL NRA will let not the government interfere with a persons sight to keep and bear ARMS.

jim s

Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 6:32 a.m.

Well you wonder why the good people have moved to chelsea . my home town has become little detroit !!!!

music to my ear

Sun, Feb 17, 2013 : 9:07 p.m.

been known that


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 5:54 a.m.

Ypsi, what a disaster.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 6:44 a.m.

It's like we need a militia or something...


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 4:36 a.m.

I'm sure Denny's will be thrilled with the new change of hours... Now AAPD can take the calls instead of WCSD!


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 12:54 a.m.

where else am i going to get chicken strips at 3am, this is pretty bad news for me. They had an armed guard last time i was there (on a weekend). They could at least keep the drive through open... it's very unfair to force a business to cut it's employee's hours.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 2:54 p.m.



Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 12:42 a.m.

Just friends having fun


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 12:39 a.m.

Looks like Ypsilanti is earning its name of "Little Detroit" Do you think the authority's will go after the one with the gun?


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 12:32 a.m.

This coney island is a quarter mile from the unofficial WCSD police station (Dom Bakeries), so I fail to see the police enforcement problem. Don't believe me? Next time you drive by, count the squad cars parked there


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 11:33 p.m.

This is a sad situation to me. The business needs to be shut down. Period. If the city of Ypsilanti has asked this man to reduce his hours and he consistently spits in their face (so to speak), he should be asked to move elsewhere or shut down.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 4:46 a.m.

The restaurant is in the township. The city of Ypsilanti has nothing to do with this situation. I suggest you read the article again.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 2:19 a.m.

If you're using far more than a 'reasonable' portion of resources, something has to change. Your right to operate your business can't infringe on the rights of the neighbors and utilize too many tax dollars policing a regularly-occuring unstable situation...


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 12:55 a.m.

if you owned a business would you want to lose 5 hours of potential income every day?

Wolf's Bane

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 11:03 p.m.

Any chance the Ann Arbor Observer may review this classic Coney Island?


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 10:56 p.m.

Need more guns! They only nead an ARMED police officer at the door and this wouldn't happen! They all should have been arm with AR 15 with 30 round magizines! That is what the NRA would claim!


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 2:53 p.m.

can't agree, and since deleted my last post to you, I'll just add...yes, I did vote you down.

Unusual Suspect

Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 1:47 p.m.

That's not fair, Richard. Stuff that's included in Michael Moore's movies are also news in A2.

Ricardo Queso

Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 12:13 p.m.

Tell that to the unarmed father in Miami who was shot to death protecting his 11 year old daughter from two armed thugs who broke into his house. Or the unarmed returning Afganistan vet who was shot to death protecting his two year old son. I guess if MSNBC doesn't cover it it is not news in A2.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 10:54 p.m.

These people are the jewels of society.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 10:44 p.m.

So if the police can't give protection you have to close ?? Does he get some tax money back to compensate for the service that can't be provided ?


Sun, Feb 17, 2013 : 12:14 a.m.

So while the police set up shop here other parts of the community are at risk. Lock the doors.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 2:16 a.m.

Seriously? I don't think the cost of police dollars is worth it. Better to close the place if they can't regularly keep people safe. This appears to be a regular problem rather than an "occasional" event.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 10:42 p.m.

Wow...these are our leaders of tomorrow.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 12:11 a.m.

Ummm, no they're not.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 10:35 p.m.

No calls for more mental health?


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 1:13 a.m.

No, only gun control.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 10:33 p.m.

As usual, nothing good happens after midnight.

Woman in Ypsilanti

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 10:06 p.m.

I am kind of sad about this. I love Luca's although I usually go to the one on Michigan Ave. They don't deserve to have this stuff happen at their restaurant. It is also too bad that some bad apples are ruining things for other more well behaved night owls.

Unusual Suspect

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 10 p.m.

Get out of Ypsi and come on over to the west side of Ann Arbor. We need a late-night place like this, and we won't start any fights.


Mon, Feb 18, 2013 : 6:41 p.m.

yeah, because people from ann arbor come to ypsi for them, apparently. leave our coneys alone!

Unusual Suspect

Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 12:28 a.m.

No way. That's east of Carpenter Rd.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 10:59 p.m.

No you go to Ypsilanti.

Jonathan Levine

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:56 p.m.

Thank you to the gentleman in the red plaid shirt for his heroism.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:54 p.m.

Heads up Abe's Coney, I bet they will start coming to you guys now since Luca's is closed during those hours. I can see it now. YPD is going to be VERY busy during those hours if the crowd decides to start going there. As if YPD don't have enough things to worry about, now they will probably have to deal with the same trouble.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 11 p.m.

Not enough parking around Abe's.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:53 p.m.

"No reason to be out after mid-night unless you're looking for trouble.", Mom.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 4:40 a.m.

@Ann English - And you know for a fact that she did not try to do so? This family is going through enough right now without judgmental people who know nothing about them throwing insults at them.

Ann English

Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 2:05 a.m.

A truism Gabriel Stevenson's mother might have tried instilling in him.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:46 p.m.

Guy in the plaid shirt tried to defuse the situation the entire time, then ultimately stepped between the gun and the girl. Absent him, things may well have gone much worse.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:43 p.m.

An incident like this is the reason Ypsi has the reputation it does.

Basic Bob

Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 10:57 a.m.

Well, Westfringe, which is it? Ypsilanti or Detroit? We know the difference. Neither. The perps were from Ann Arbor.

Tom Perkins

Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 4:34 a.m.

It should be noted the guy who pulled the gun is an Ann Arbor resident.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 2:22 a.m.

Yeah Katmando, there goes the neighborhood then.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 11:01 p.m.

Most of the people where from Ann Arbor!


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:35 p.m.

From the video, it looks like two girls from different groups were arguing and then start fighting and the guys got defensive and started pulling the girls away from each other, but the guy with the red hat started pulling people off of the girl in the checkered jacket, but because of that the guy with the gun pointed it at the guy with the red hat and he ran off, leaving the girl in the checkered jacket alone on the floor. I'm amazed this fight was not only caught on security cameras, but spliced it all together. The internets.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:34 p.m.

Okay is it just me or what about the other guy at the door with a GUN in his hands. Look very carefully near the end of the tape he appears to be wearing camo and a hat but is clearly holding a gun in his left hand.

Matt Lang

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:34 p.m.

They have had problems at Abe's Coney Island down the road at night as well, too bad. Both Lucas and Abe's are so laid back during the day.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 5:10 p.m.

I am curious how many calls Abe's has needed as well. When I frequented Abe's at night about 5 years ago I don't recall there ever being a fight. Just loud drunkards, me included.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:33 p.m.

Cops should just stake lout the place every night and pick up all the scum they're otherwise looking for.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:12 p.m.

Despite the video evidence, the liberal judges in the Washtenaw Circuit court will see how Mr. JaCobs is the victim here, and give him a 90 day jail sentence and 2 years probabtion. Someone who pulls a gun on a person, and puts it on thier head should be heading to State Prison for a very long time. I realize that people are innocent till proven guilty, and this is up to a jury, I just hope if he is convicted the Judge assigned to this case will have the ba*** to sentence this person properly!!!


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 11:02 p.m.



Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:10 p.m.

Hey, this is seriously scary stuff. That was a big pistol and then the guy in the plaid shirt got between the girl and the guy with the gun. I feel bad for the business owner. Sounds like he tried to hire security but nothing seems to work when you have people who have no sense of right and wrong and take it all in stride. Like this is normal???


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 11:03 p.m.

The same sucurity the NRA wants protecting our dschools!


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:51 p.m.

no idea how much he makes on the drunk crowd but it CANNOT be worth it to stay open those hours.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 11:15 a.m.

Just have a drive thru service after hours, it still has a drive up window from when it was Ya Ya's Chicken.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 11:30 p.m.

well you would think that but often a few dollars is worth it for a businessman. Myself? I would be shutting down at 11.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:46 p.m.

Good decision to enforce those hours. I have had good service and food there during the day, but it seems all the problems begin after it gets dark.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 3:18 p.m.

Look at the number of police calls to that address over the years. Police react to crime as it happens, so how should they "solve" this issue? The next step is to have it declared a public nuisance, and I don't think the owner would like that.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 1:27 p.m.

Why do we tell him to close? Shouldn't the police solve the issue?

Saline guy

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:33 p.m.

Pretty much a girl fight with lots of kicking and flailing and the guys trying to stop it, then the gun comes out


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:13 p.m.

and in the end the guy on the left is tucking what looks like a gun in his pants?


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:32 p.m.

Typical night out at Luca's.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 11:04 p.m.

Less than 3 times a month by the calls placed so it isn't typical at all!


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:22 p.m.

Was it early Friday morning/Thursday night or late Friday/early Saturday morning?

Atlas Shrugged

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:21 p.m.

Holy moley! This is insane! And it happens all the time (?) Parenthetically: trust me, you antigunners: (1) I'll bet my next paycheck that the dude with the semi-auto doesn't have a permit to carry it; (2) no person who has a CCW and is acting in accord with law would ever brandish his gun and so cavalierly wave it and point it like the dude in the video was doing. If/when the gun guy is caught and charged and (given the video "proof") convicted of something (probably after lots of plea bargaining), I hope the court system levies a stiff and meaningful punishment.


Mon, Mar 4, 2013 : 5:25 p.m.

@Atlas Shrugged - So . . . now that we know that the dude did, in fact, have a permit to carry a concealed pistol, please send us your next paycheck. Thanks a bunch!


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 10:24 p.m.

If you look at the one mans charges he does not have a charge for carrying a weapon without a permit thats how you know HB11


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 12:04 a.m.

RCDC, you are not making much sense. How are you so certain anyone in the story has any type of permit?


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 10:20 p.m.

HB11 He may not have a ccw but he does have some type of permit. Just because a person has permit, licence, certification or whatever other type of paper that justifies what they have DOES NOT mean that it cant be misused. So the fact of someone having something such as a gun and using it in a manner in which you might not or in which you might think is not smart does not mean that he was not legally allowed to have it.

Woman in Ypsilanti

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 10:02 p.m.

And if that guy does have a permit, I am sure you will agree that it should be revoked.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:20 p.m.

HB11 maybe not a CCW but some type of permit wear he can carry a gun. Either way your comment is somewhat irrelevant in this arguement.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:51 p.m.

RCDC, you are clearly uninformed. CCW is a charge levied by law enforcement in MI. Here a CPL or concealed pistol license is issued ONLY after a background check, $150, and much bureaucracy. The laws are clearly noted when you get this license. So how does one "clearly" have a CCW? Yes Atlas, you are "spot on."


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:36 p.m.

Lumberg How can you say its spot one when you have absolutely NO IDEA what someone does...thats like saying only people who dont have medical cards smoke outside....Just because you have a license (piece of paper) that doesnt mean that you wont do something out of character or that the next person wont. Who are you to assume? Two men pulled out guns....ONE OF THEM HAD A CCW what is the basis of your theory Atlas?


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:31 p.m.

And, I suppose, that if one of you guys had been there, you'd have pulled your gun and got him to back down, right? Yeah, I can really see that happening.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:28 p.m.

Interesting that someone would give your post a thumbs down ... everything you stated in spot on


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:24 p.m.

I'm quite sure you know of EVERY single person who has a CCW . (Im not saying he is right but your assumption...well you know what they say about assssssuming.)

An Arborigine

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:19 p.m.

I typically buy coneys in a less excitable venue. Perhaps we can take a lesson from the Zen Master who politely asked the hot dog vendor to "make me one with everything".


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:14 p.m.

Wow! The minute that kind of garbage started, I would be out the door. It's shocking to me how many people just stuck around while this was going on. I would worry about someone pulling out a gun.....oh, wait....that is what happened. I hope Mr. Jacobs ends up serving many years in jail. Thirty-two years old and acting that way? Frightening.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 10:47 p.m.

2nd ammendment rights! He has the right to own a gun!

Jon Wax

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:54 p.m.

but... but... then you would miss an opportunity to record and post a shaky, incoherent video on youtube. Didn't someone have a dream once? Ah well... Peace Wax


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:20 p.m.

Yeah except they were all friends or associates with people involved in the altercation. You don't run away when your friend is about to get into a fight. You stay and try to stop it, which is what most people in that video were doing.

Paula Gardner

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:56 p.m.

I thought the same thing about leaving when the fight started. I'm sure it felt unreal at the time, but I also can't imagine wanting a coney dog and fries after that.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:14 p.m.

Is it the hours? The location? Or the clientele? BW3 left downtown Ypsi years ago because of the fights - and now their business is booming south of I-94 that statement says it all - how cool was it that Ypsi had a BW3 downtown and how the city Could not keep it there?


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 10:17 p.m.

"As the article says, the restaurant is in Yspilanti Township, not downtown Ypsilanti. And the guy who was arrested was from Ann Arbor. So what's your point?" Point was pretty clear. The area of Ypsi township South of I-94 is much safer and better for business. Just like folks in denial such as yourself should realize Ann Arbor or Pittsfield township has it's bad areas as well.

Unusual Suspect

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 9:58 p.m.

"Is it the hours? The location? Or the clientele?" Yes, yes, and yes.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:26 p.m.

As the article says, the restaurant is in Yspilanti Township, not downtown Ypsilanti. And the guy who was arrested was from Ann Arbor. So what's your point?

Saline guy

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:18 p.m.

yes to all the above


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:14 p.m.

should read "how sad the city could not keep it there"

John of Saline

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:10 p.m.

This is why we can't have nice things.


Fri, Feb 15, 2013 : 6:48 p.m.

I could not agree more with this comment. Too many people ruin it for so many.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:09 p.m.

"the usual late night crowd gathered at Luca's 24-hour Coney Island restaurant in Ypsilanti Township." That seems to sum it up pretty well.


Thu, Feb 14, 2013 : 8:06 p.m.

Many businesses close by 11 pm before the drunks are all around.