Naperville Police Arrest Three Subjects, Recover Two Cars Taken in Carjackings, Two Firearms

On Thursday, February 11, 2021 Naperville Police located an unoccupied vehicle parked in the 1400 block of Fairway Drive, Naperville, IL. Investigation into the vehicle revealed that it had been stolen during an armed carjacking in Chicago. Surveillance of the vehicle was conducted, and officers observed three subjects entering and starting the vehicle. Contact was made and all three subjects were taken into custody. A search of the subjects and the vehicle resulted in the recovery of two handguns, ammunition, drugs, and keys to another vehicle in the parking lot. During the investigation, it was determined that the second vehicle was also stolen and taken in an armed carjacking in Chicago.

The following subjects were arrested and charged with the following offenses.

Arrested:

Tommie J Coleman, 18, of the 800 block of Field Street, Hammond, Indiana is charged with one felony count (class 2) of Possession of Stolen Motor Vehicle, one felony count (class 4) of Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, one felony count (class 4) of Possession of Controlled Substance, and one misdemeanor count (class A) of Illegal Possession of Ammunition.

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Damien C Plummer, 21, of the 8200 block of S. Ellis, Chicago, IL is charged with two felony counts (class 2) of Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle.

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Karl Erwin Brown III, 20, of the 100 hundred block of Roselawn Street, Hammond, Indiana is charged with one felony count (class 2) of Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle, one felony count (class 4) of Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Additionally, he had two active warrants for his arrest.

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All three subjects were transported to the DuPage County Jail to await a bond hearing. 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.