No foolin': Illegal vendors charged outside of Def Leppard concert in Cedar Rapids

Men charged with peddling without a license; t-shirts confiscated

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CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids police were bringin’ on the heartbreak for a group of men trying to sell Def Leppard merchandise outside of their concert Monday night.

Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman Greg Buelow said six people were charged with peddling without a license outside of the US Cellular Center. One of the men was charged twice and taken to jail, Buelow said.

The individuals charged were:

- Thomas D. Ingram, 55, of North Port, Fla.

- Thomas J. Keane, 55, of Punta Gorda, Fla.

- Bruce G. Lappen, 58, of Lowell, Mass.

- James J. Quitoni, 49, of Davie, Fla.

- Raymond R. Rourke, 47, of Methuen, Mass.

- Paul C. Simon, 52, of Woodstock, Ga.

Buelow said approximately 120 T-shirts were confiscated.

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