Naperville Police Arrest Man for House Break In

On Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at approximately 5:14 p.m., multiple Naperville Police Officers responded to the 1100 block of Shamrock Court after the homeowner, who was not present at the time, reported alarm activations and an unknown vehicle in their driveway. Responding officers observed that a glass door at the rear of the residence was shattered, indicating someone had entered. Officers established a perimeter around the home and called for additional resources. Officers announced their presence and intention to come in and search the premises, which prompted a male subject to exit the premises without incident.

Kurtis M. Clausen, 43, of the 600 block of Eastgate Street, Carbondale, IL, is charged with Residential Burglary, a class 1 felony, and Criminal Damage to Property, a class 4 felony.

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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.

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