Jay Mendoza sentenced after blind guilty plea to one commercial burglary and two residential burglaries (SOURCE: DuPage County State's Attorney's Office)
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Downers Grove Resident Sentenced to 17 Years for Three Burglaries in Downers Grove and Elmhurst

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin announced that yesterday afternoon, Judge John Kinsella sentenced Jay Mendoza, 40 (d.o.b. 3/19/1982) of the 7600 block of Bein Bridge, Downers Grove, to seventeen years in the Illinois Department […]

Sergius Harty, charged with Drug Induced Homicide (DuPage County State's Attorney's Office)
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Bond Set at $500,000 For Glen Ellyn Resident Accused of Drug Induced Homicide; Causing Fentanyl Death of Woman

DuPage County Sheriff James Mendrick and DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced Friday, August 19, 2022 that bond has been for a Glen Ellyn man charged with supplying fentanyl to his girlfriend resulting […]

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Statement From State’s Attorney Berlin Regarding Naperville Police Officer-Involved Shooting of Male Armed with Hatchet

“Every case involving the use of deadly force by a police officer, whether on or off duty, must be carefully and thoroughly investigated. Such scrutiny is required to ensure the protection of the civil rights […]

Jerry Hill, charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon (SOURCE: DuPage County State's Attorney's Office)
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Bail Denied for Chicago Resident on Parole Charged with Armed Habitual Criminal & Illegal Possession of Loaded Gun

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Naperville Chief of Police Jason Arres announced today that the State’s motion to deny bail for a Chicago man accused of illegally possessing a loaded firearm and […]

John Coakley, charged with one count of Misdemeanor Public Indecency-Lewd Exposure (DuPage County State's Attorney's Office)
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Warrenville City Administrator Charged with Public Indecency-Lewd Exposure After Alleged Action in Locker Room

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced on Thursday, July 28, 2022 that John Coakley, age 59, of the 2S600 block of Westbury Court, Warrenville, has been charged with one count of Misdemeanor Public […]

Brian Miller, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon (SOURCE: DuPage County State's Attorney's Office).
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Bond Denied for Parolee from Evanston Charged with Armed Habitual Criminal and Illegal Possession of Loaded Gun

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Lombard Chief of Police Roy Newton announced Wednesday, July 13, 2022 that bond has been set for a Cook County resident accused of illegally possessing a loaded […]

Michael Gamboa, posting a threatening message on Instagram directed at school personnel (SOURCE: DuPage County State's Attorney's Office)
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Addison Trail High School Student Charged after Alleged Threat Against School Personnel on Instagram

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Addison Director of Police Timothy Hayden announced today that an eighteen-year-old male Addison Trail High School student has been charged with posting a threatening message on Instagram directed […]

Glenbard East High School, 1014 S Main St, Lombard, Illinois (Image capture September 2018 ©2022 Google)
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Glenbard East High School Student Charged with Alleged Mass Stabbing Threat Against His High School

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Lombard Chief of Police Roy Newton announced today that a sixteen-year-old male Glenbard East High School student has been charged with allegedly placing a drawing addressed to […]

Courvoisier Thomas, suspect in Drug Induced Homicide case (DuPage County State's Attorney's Office)
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Bond Set at $5 Million for Naperville Resident Charged with Drug Induced Homicide After Fentanyl Death of Addison Woman

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Addison Director of Police Bill Hayden announced today that bond has been set for a Naperville man accused of supplying a fatal dose of a fentanyl/fluorofentanyl mixture […]

Target Store, 7601 Kingery Highway in Willowbrook (Image capture July 2015 ©2022)
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Cook County Juvenile Sentenced to Dept. of Juvenile Justice for Robbing Woman at Gunpoint in Target Store Parking Lot in Willowbrook

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced today that a fifteen-year-old juvenile, who previously entered a plea of guilty to one count of Armed Robbery with a Firearm (Class X Felony), has been sentenced […]

Cort Chubko, charged with Threatening a Public Official (SOURCE: DuPage County State's Attorney's Office)
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Bond Set at $100,000 for Chicago Resident Charged with Threatening State Representative Deb Conroy

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Illinois State Police Director Brendan Kelly announced today that a Chicago man has been charged with posting threatening Facebook messages directed at Illinois State Representative Deb Conroy. Cort […]

Marvin Mejia, charged with Failure to Report an Accident Involving Death, a Class 1 Felony (SOURCE: DuPage County State's Attorney)
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Bond Set at $50,000 for Woodridge Resident Accused of Fatal Hit and Run at Route 83 and Central Ave Burr Ridge

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Burr Ridge Chief of Police John Madden announced today that bond has been set for a Woodridge man charged with leaving the scene after he struck and killed […]