Two Teens Face Felony Charges for Shooting Out Windows in 3 Towns
The two Glen Ellyn men face four felony counts of criminal damage to property and one misdemeanor count.
The DuPage County Sheriff's office arrested and charged two Glen Ellyn men who allegedly shot out multiple vehicle windows and one residential window with a pellet gun.
Patrick Kolp, 18, of the 22w500 block of Balsam Dr., and Matthew Kataura, 17, of the 3S100 block of Mulberry Lane both face four felony counts of criminal damage to property and one misdemeanor count of criminal damage to property.
The Sheriff’s office received multiple reports of criminal damage to property that occurred across three towns in the county where a pellet gun was used to shoot out approximately 30 vehicle windows and one residential window. A total of 14 incidents occurred in the area of Butterfield Road and Route 53 in Glen Ellyn, Wheaton and Lombard.
On June 9, the Sheriff’s office responded to an address in unincorporated Glen Ellyn because of a broken vehicle window. During the investigation Sheriff’s deputies received information regarding a suspicious vehicle in the area. Deputies checked the area and located a vehicle fitting the description of the suspect vehicle. A traffic stop was made and evidence of the involvement was located.
Warrants were issued and both suspects were taken into custody. Kolp and Kataura posted 10 percent of the $10,000 bond and have been released from the DuPage County Jail.
This information was provided by the DuPage County Sheriff's Department.
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