Naperville Police Make Arrest in Recent Commercial Burglary

On Saturday, December 14, at approximately 9:43 a.m., Naperville Police officers responded to Malloy’s Finest Wine and Spirits, 1175 E. Ogden Ave., for a report of a burglary that had happened overnight. It was determined that the offender broke a window, entered the business and took cigarettes and liquor.

Through video evidence obtained at the business and further investigation by Naperville officers, a suspect was identified. On December 16, 2019, the suspect, Matt Karl, 23, of Lisle, was taken into custody without incident in Naperville. Karl was subsequently charged with one felony count of burglary and later transported to the DuPage County Jail.

“We were able to solve this investigation expeditiously because of the thorough response by the initial responding officers, and I would like to thank them for their dedication and hard work to bring this case to a close,” said Chief Robert Marshall.

 Matt Karl Booking Photo

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.