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Recent Crime News
Wednesday | via Chicago Tribune
A 15-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday in connection with five car thefts and 30 car burglaries that occurred in the central part of Naperville. The teen, a Chicago resident, was discovered behind the wheel of one of the stolen cars near Tamarack Drive and Washington Street at about 5 a.m., the same time police were "investigating a number of burglaries to motor vehicles" and reports of vehicles being stolen from outside homes in the contiguous Hobson West, Maplebrook, Olympic Terrace and West Highlands neighborhoods, Cmdr. Comment?
Saturday Jul 23 | via Chicago Tribune
The vast majority of vehicles used in crimes and awarded to police departments through forfeiture are auctioned, with the proceeds going to the departments and the municipalities or counties they're located in, officials say. The vast majority of vehicles used in crimes and awarded to police departments through forfeiture are auctioned, with the proceeds going to the departments and the municipalities or counties they're located in, officials say. Comment?
Thursday Jul 21 | via Daily Herald
The tent of a self-proclaimed Naperville "protester" that burned down Monday is believed to have been the target of arson, authorities said Thursday. The tent belonging to Scott Huber caught fire about 1:55 p.m. Monday, after witnesses saw and surveillance video captured a "person of interest" nearby at the Mobil gas station at 1420 E. Ogden Ave. Police said the suspect is a man about 6 feet tall, between 50 and 60 years old with gray or white hair who was driving a Hyundai of an unknown model. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via Daily Herald
An armed robber got away with an undisclosed amount of cash from a Naperville convenience store early Wednesday morning, authorities said. The suspect showed a weapon to the clerk at the 7-Eleven at 351 E. Bailey Road about 3:08 a.m. before taking the cash, Naperville police Cmdr. Comment?
Monday Jul 18 | via Kane Co. Chronicle
Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Batavia Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via Daily Herald
Parishioners who knew Sandra Bland as a spunky, spiritual teen who sang gospel in a youth choir will light candles in her memory Sunday at their Lisle church. The 28-year-old who grew up in Villa Park and later lived in Naperville died one year ago this week in a Texas jail cell three days after her arrest in a traffic stop near her alma mater, Prairie View A&M University. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via Daily Herald
But DuPage County prosecutors this week have taken the rare step of asking a judge to remove a defense attorney from a case. Tim Diamond, chief of the DuPage County State's Attorney's Criminal Bureau, filed a motion Thursday to have defense attorney Richard Kayne disqualified from representing a Naperville man charged with two counts of attempted murder because Kayne also represents the man's mother, who is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse in a separate case. Comment?
Saturday Jul 2 | via Chicago Tribune
A man who broke into his former girlfriend's Naperville home, beat the woman and her new boyfriend, stole a cell phone and crashed his car as he tried to get away has been charged with 15 criminal and traffic charges, according to police records. Keith C. Rogers, 37, of the 4700 block of West 185th Street in Country Club Hills, went to the victim's home in the 500 block of Grimes Avenue, where she lives with her three children, shortly after 5 a.m. June 17, reports said. Comment?
Jun 21, 2016 | via Daily Herald
Naperville resident Jonathan Lewis, seen here during his February 2015 arrest, has pleaded guilty to child pornography and sexual abuse charges in Will County. A 28-year-old Naperville man and former Wilmington High School teacher and girls basketball coach pleaded guilty to charges of having a sexual relationship with a student. Comment?
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