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ARMED ROBBERY | Naperville Police Arrest Suspect for Robbery and Aggravated Battery


NAPERVILLE — At approximately 10 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, Naperville Police were called to the Mobil gas station in the 1200 block of West Ogden Avenue for a report of a robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned that an offender had stolen an undisclosed amount of cash from the cash register and fled on foot prior to police arrival.

An officer quickly located the suspect several blocks away. After a physical altercation, the suspect was taken into custody and identified as Jeffrey S. Vonderheydt, 49, of Montgomery. Both the officer and Vonderheydt were transported to the hospital with minor injuries resulting from the altercation. The officer was treated and released.

Vonderheydt was treated and then transported to the Naperville Police Department, where he was charged with felony robbery, aggravated battery to peace officer and aggravated resisting a peace officer as well as one misdemeanor count of battery.

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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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

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