Former 'American Idol' contestant arrested at suburban bar 07/11/2017 6:48 am PDT Comments WGN via WGN: PALATINE, Ill. -- (WGN) -- Former “American Idol” contestant Haley Reinhart was arrested Saturday at a Palatine bar. Reinhart is accused of striking an employee of the Lamplighter Inn Tavern & Grill. According to police, the 26-year-old Wheeling native was among a group of people who were asked to leave the bar around 2 a.m. Saturday. The group had reportedly knocked over a table. As the group was on the way out, Reinhart “began arguing with a security staff member and struck the employee in the head with a closed fist,” police said in a statement. FULL STORY: Former American Idol contestant arrested at suburban bar - WGN #Assault #Chicago #ChicagoCrime #CrimeChicago Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.