Waukesha - A man who police say was thwarted in his attempt to rob a Muskego supper club by a spoon-wielding chef was charged Monday with armed robbery and drug possession.
Joey N. Geraci, 39, of Muskego was ordered held on $50,000.
According to a criminal complaint and restaurant employees, a man wearing a black motorcycle helmet and black leather jacket entered Williams Supper Club, S76-W17745 Janesville Road, about 10 p.m. Friday from the rear kitchen entryway, grabbed an employee by the arm and said, "Give me the money or I will shoot you."
The complaint says the man, later identified as Geraci, also told restaurant employees he had a knife. When one employee asked Geraci who he was, Geraci replied: "Would you want to die? I have a gun," the complaint says.
Bartender Terri Blight pulled two bags of cash from behind the bar and...