Naperville Police Arrest Subject for Home Invasion

On Sunday, June 28, 2020 at approximately 3:16 a.m., Naperville Police responded to a 911 call in the 300 block of Spring Avenue reference a report of a resident who awoke to find a male subject at the foot of her bed armed with an edged weapon. The suspect fled the home and was located a short distance away by police.

Peter W. Purduski, 18, of the 800 block of Webster Street in Naperville, was arrested and charged with one (1) count of Home Invasion, a class X Felony.

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Preliminary investigation indicates the suspect entered the home through an unlocked door. The Naperville Police Department would like to remind residents of the importance of securing their homes and vehicles.

Mr. Purduski was transported to the DuPage County Jail to await a bond hearing. On Monday, June 29, his bail was set at $150,000 with 10% to apply. If anyone has additional information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to contact the Naperville Police Department at (630) 420-6666 and ask for the Investigations Division.

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.