Weird Crime: Ex-con caught again one month after release and more

Free of charge, we offer tales of odd news, strange crimes, dumb criminals and otherwise silly stories from Naperville.

If at first you don’t succeed…

A man who was released from prison just over a month ago and a fellow ex-convict remain in DuPage County Jail, after being implicated in a string of car burglaries earlier this week near Naperville’s east side.

There’s nothing like a mother’s love

A 43-year-old woman is free on bond and awaiting trial, after Naperville police said she “recruited” her neighbors to “resolve” a fistfight between her teenage son and another youth, a fight that attracted more than 30 spectators.

Two weeks notice

In what must almost certainly be one of the swiftest administrations of justice in DuPage County, an ex-convict has been sentenced to jail, less than two weeks after being arrested by Naperville police and charged with shoplifting.