Battery/Disorderly Conduct Arrests
Naperville Police Department Media Release
Around 4:15 p.m. on Friday, April 28, Naperville Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of Raymond Dr. for a dispute between several parties in a parking lot. According to witnesses one subject was armed with a handgun. Upon officers arrival two subjects fled the area on foot. Efforts were immediately initiated to track them, ultimately resulting in assistance from the Aurora Police K9 unit. Both subjects were apprehended and are in custody. A handgun was recovered. All parties involved in the incident are accounted for and our investigation is ongoing. There is no further risk to the public. The public is reminded to always stay vigilant to your surroundings & report any suspicious activity or individuals to 911.
The suspects were each charged with Battery and Disorderly Conduct (Both Class A Misdemeanors)
Suspect Information: Demetrius H. Hendricks, a 24 year old male from Chicago, IL and Xavier M. Boateng, a 23 year old male from Bolingbrook, IL
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.