Bartlett man charged with threatening police, unlawful gun possession

  • Matthew J. Dabek

    Matthew J. Dabek

Updated 9/16/2020 9:17 PM

Bartlett police Sunday arrested a village resident on charges he unlawfully possessed a firearm as a felon and threatened two officers who'd responded to a domestic dispute at his home.

Matthew J. Dabek, 33, is charged with Class 3 felony unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and two Class 4 felony counts for aggravated assault.


Officers responded to a single-family home on Shorewood Drive at about 2 p.m. Sunday to investigate an alleged domestic incident, police said.

Police allege Dabek possessed a Remington 870 shotgun inside the home. They also allege he threatened two police officers outside the home.

Dabek was brought to the DuPage County jail in Wheaton, and was later released on bond. He's scheduled to appear in court Oct. 19.

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