Gun-store burglary, theft charges overnight in Naperville

Updated 6/2/2020 9:53 PM

Four men are charged with trying to burglarize a gun store on Naperville's far northwest side early Tuesday morning.

According to DuPage County court records, Tawain Brown, 19, of the 2700 block of Sheridan Court, Naperville; Rennard Fields, 20, of the 3600 block of Gabrielle Lane, Aurora; Jimmie J. Washington, 22, of the 2300 block of Stoughton Circle, Aurora; and Omarr T. Deal, 19, of the 900 block of North Avenue, Aurora, were charged with attempted burglary.


They are accused of breaking in to Shoot Point Blank gun store and range, 560 Frontenac Court, at 1:45 a.m. Tuesday.

The men are being held at the DuPage County jail. Bail was set Tuesday afternoon at $100,000 each. Their next court dates are June 8.

Two other people were charged with theft stemming from Monday night's looting in downtown Naperville.

Vanessa C. Grimes, 31, of the 0-100 block of West Street, Aurora, was charged with theft, and theft of stolen property, at 10:15 p.m.

Court records allege she stole clothing from Chico's, 131 W. Jefferson Ave. She is also charged with obtaining jewelry, "knowing the property to have been stolen or under such circumstances as would reasonably induce her to believe the property was stolen."

Arsenio Smith, 19, of the 500 block of Ashland Avenue, Aurora, was charged with theft of stolen property at 12:46 a.m. Tuesday. He is accused of obtaining two pairs of earrings, either knowing or should have known they were stolen, due to the burglaries taking place.

No information was available about custody or bail for Grimes or Smith.

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