Former owner of Oak Park bar charged with arson, fraud
By SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE November 2, 2013 11:18AM
Frank Elliot / photo from Oak Park police
Updated: November 2, 2013 5:45PM
A North Side bar owner has been charged with arson and insurance fraud in connection with a fire last year at the Oak Park bar he used to own.
Frank Elliot, 26, was arrested Friday night at the Bonsai Bar, which he operates at 3503 N. Halsted, in connection with a June 23, 2012, fire that caused substantial damage to the Velvet Rope Ultra Loung at 728 Lake St. in the west suburb, according to the Oak Park police.