Saints fan found guilty of misdemeanor battery for shoving Bears owner
You can’t touch the Bears at home — or at least their owner.
A 58-year-old Saints fan was found guilty Tuesday on charges of shoving Bears owner George McCaskey during an argument over seats at Solider Field last season.
According to Liam Ford of the Chicago Tribune, Richard Kohnke of New Orleans, was found guilty of misdemeanor battery with insulting or provoking conduct. He was sentenced to six months of court supervision.
The charges stem from the Dec. 15 Saints-Bears game, when McCaskey went to his seats and found several Saints fans in them. After a brief conversation, McCaskey went to get security when Kohnke went after him and pushed him to the ground. A Bears fan then tackled Kohnke, which is more than the Bears did to the Saints that day (a 31-15 New Orleans win).
Kohnke has to return to court in February at the end of his court supervision. There’s been no word whether the Bears signed the tackler.