Naperville Man Sentenced for Hiding Friend Who Went AWOL from Marines

A 24-year-old Naperville man has been placed on supervision, ordered to serve community service and pay $300 in fines for hiding a friend who was U.S. Marines Corps deserter in his attic, according to the Naperville Sun Times. 

Daniel G. Vermette, 24, entered a guilty plea on March to a misdemeanor charge of resisting a peace officer this past week in Will County court and sentenced to 12 months court supervision, 100 hours of public service and $300 in fines, according to online court records. 

Police last fall learned of Vermette's friendship with Jeremiah Rivera, 21 — who had gone "absent without leave" from the Marines — and conducted a search on Oct. 7 of Vermette's home in the 3500 block of Sheehan Drive where the found Rivera hiding in the attic, according to the article. 

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