Naperville Police Charge Home Invasion Suspect
Naperville Police have secured home invasion, aggravated battery and domestic battery charges against a Chicago man who forced entry into a Naperville home in a domestic-related dispute on Monday, September 18, and injured an officer while fleeing the scene.
Quincy Devon Watson, 36, of the 2000 block of West 68th Street in Chicago, is charged with the following:
- Domestic Battery (2 counts) – Class A Misdemeanor
- Home Invasion – Class X Felony
- Aggravated Battery to a Police Officer – Class 2 Felony
- Aggravated Obstructing a Peace Officer – Class 4 Felony
- Criminal Trespass to Residence – Class 4 Felony
- Aggravated Driving While License Revoked – Class 4 Felony
It is alleged that Watson forced entry into a home on White Thorn Circle in a domestic-related dispute. Upon arrival of responding officers, Watson fled the scene in a burgundy Nissan Murano, dragging an officer in the process and causing injury to that officer. Watson was located and arrested later the same day in Villa Park. The Naperville Police Officer injured at the scene remains at Edward Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The Naperville Police wish to remind the public and the news media that a charge is merely an accusation, and a defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at www.naperville.il.us.