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Police Release Sketch of 'Apple River Drive' Burglary Suspect

Homeowner scared off burglary as he was entering garage through service door, cops say.

Naperville Police composite sketch of suspect in string of burglaries in south Naperville on Feb. 24, 2014.
Naperville Police composite sketch of suspect in string of burglaries in south Naperville on Feb. 24, 2014.


Police released a composite sketch of a suspect who may be responsible for a string of burglaries in south Naperville.

According to a police media advisory, Naperville police responded to a burglary in progress call in the 300 block of Apple River Drive around 11:52 a.m. Feb. 24.

Hearing loud noises, the homeowner went to investigate and spotted a man entering the garage through the service door. The man immediately fled the area.

Officers soon learned of two more residential burglaries in the 1300 block of Auburn Avenue and the 2000 block of Hidden Valley Drive.

Police think the suspect may be responsible for all three burglaries given the homes’ close proximity.

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic or possibly light skinned male black with a smaller build, standing at 5’ 4” to 5’ 8” tall. Police say the suspect was clean shaven and was wearing a brown, lightweight jacket. The suspect left the area in a dark colored, boxy, smaller pick-up truck.

Naperville Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 for information leading the to arrest of the “Apple River Drive” burglary suspect. Police encourage anyone who witnessed these incidents or has information about the suspect or suspects involved, to call Crime Stoppers at 630-420-6006. All callers may remain anonymous.



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