Recent Crime News
Saturday | via Patch.com
Your Week in Headlines: Fugitive Naperville doc arrested at O'Hare on sex crime charges a Faculty want College of DuPage prez to take leave. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via Daily Herald
A DuPage County jury deliberated for exactly one hour Thursday before finding a Chicago man guilty in a 2013 Naperville armed robbery. Dennis Clark, 24, now faces between 21 and 45 years in prison after jurors determined a real handgun was used in the 2013 armed robbery of a Naperville Radio Shack. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via Daily Herald
A trial has begun for the alleged "bagman" of what prosecutors are calling a three-man "rip-off" crew accused of the armed robbery of a Naperville Radio Shack. Dennis Clark, 24, of Chicago, is charged with armed robbery in a caper that prosecutors say saw him and two other men make off with $45,000 in cellphones. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via Patch.com
A Naperville doctor indicted on multiple charges of sexual assault was arrested on a return flight from China by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers over the weekend. The customs officers were alerted to a passenger returning to the United States after being denied entry into China, identified as Dr. Haohua Yang, 51, who currently lives in Naperville. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via Today's TMJ4
The most recent -- a brutal attack on the city's north side . A woman was shot in the face during a carjacking near 50th and Locust streets. Comment?
Friday Apr 17 | via Daily Herald
Aurora police have arrested 13 people in their latest "reverse prostitution" sting -- and they won't stop their enforcement efforts or stop publicizing the names of any customers they charge. "This fact has become increasingly obvious, especially in recent years, as the horrors of human trafficking have come to the forefront and that many of the women who engage in prostitution are victims of this despicable crime," he said. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 7 | via Daily Herald
A makeshift memorial is set up at Galilee Ave. and 24th Street in Zion. Justus Howell, 17, of Waukegan suffered two gunshot wounds from a police officer on Saturday and later died. Comment?
Sunday Apr 5 | via Patch.com
All pictures were submitted by the Naperville Police Department and taken when the accused were booked March 28, 2015 through April 1, 2015. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | via Daily Herald
A Naperville man charged with stabbing a couple as they slept in their home was ordered held without bail Thursday morning by DuPage County Judge Liam Brennan. Zachary Machnikowski, 18, of the 1100 block of Spring Garden Circle, is charged with two counts of first-degree attempted murder after breaking into the home of William and Mary Lenk on the 900 block of Iroquois Avenue and repeatedly stabbing them around 1:25 a.m. Tuesday, authorities said. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | via Chicago Sun-Times
An 18-year-old man charged with breaking into a west suburban home, stealing a large kitchen knife and stabbing a husband and wife as they slept early Tuesday has been ordered held without bond. Zachary Machnikowski of Naperville is charged with attempted murder, home invasion and residential burglary, all felonies, according to the DuPage County state's attorney's office. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | via Patch.com
A judge ordered Thursday that Zachary Machnikowski be held without bond while he awaits his trial in connection with stabbing a Naperville couple in their home while they slept . Machnikowski, 18, of Naperville, faces two counts of attempted first degree murder, home invasion and residential burglary related to the Tuesday morning attack on William and Mary Lenk. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | via Chicago Tribune
DuPage County Judge Liam Brennan approved the request of prosecutors, who asked that Zachary Machnikowski, 18, be held without bail in the attack, which took place in the 900 block of Iroquois Avenue in Naperville around 1 a.m. Wednesday. Machnikowski was charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, home invasion and burglary. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 1 | via My FOX Chicago
An 18-year-old man has been charged with breaking into a Naperville home, stealing a large kitchen knife and stabbing a husband and wife as they slept early Tuesday. Zachary Machnikowski is charged with attempted first-degree murder, home invasion and residential burglary, all felonies, according to the DuPage County state's attorney's office. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 1 | via Patch.com
An 18-year-old Naperville man is due in court Wednesday morning, accused of breaking into a Naperville couple's home in the 900 block of Iroquois and stabbing them early Tuesday morning. Zachary Machnikowski is an acquaintance of the couple's daughter. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 1 | via Daily Herald
An 18-year-old Naperville man has been charged with breaking into the home of a Naperville couple and stabbing them. Zachary Machnikowski broke into a home of a female acquaintance on the 900 block of Iroquois in Naperville and stabbed both of the girl's parents, authorities said. Comment?
Monday Mar 30 | via Today's TMJ4
Amy Burke joined TODAY'S TMJ4 as an Interactive Web Editor in December 2013. She was born and raised in Naperville, Illinois and majored in journalism at Indiana University. Comment?
Mar 24, 2015 | via Northwest Herald
WHEATON – The financial director of a Villa Park school has pleaded guilty to charges he stole from the institution. Inam Rahim of Naperville admitted he stole more than $500,000 while employed as the director of business and finance for the Islamic Foundation in Villa Park. Comment?
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