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Wheaton Police Taser Aggressive Half-Naked Glen Ellyn Man Wednesday Night

Wheaton police arrested Glen Ellyn resident Christopher Shukin after he resisted arrest and took aggressive steps toward officers Wednesday night.

Updated Oct. 25 at 2:35 p.m.

Wheaton police used a Taser on a half-naked man Wednesday night after he allegedly took "aggressive steps" toward them near the intersection of Briarcliffe Boulevard and 22nd Street, according to Wheaton Police Chief Mark Field.

Police responded to a report of a man without pants walking around an apartment complex at around 10:20 p.m., according to Wheaton Police.  Upon investigation, officers found Christopher Shukin, of Glen Ellyn in the 1600 block of South Briarcliffe Boulevard.

Shukin tried to run, and when he clenched his fists and took aggressive steps toward the officers, they used the Taser on him, police said.

He fell to the ground and continued to resist arrest. Police then used the Taser again and he was taken into custody, according to Wheaton police.

He was charged with criminal trespassing, disorderly conduct—breach of peace, disorderly conduct—peeping Tom and resisting arrest. He was also charged with a violation of bail from an Oct. 21 arrest in Glen Ellyn.

Glen Ellyn Police Deputy Chief Bill Holmer confirmed Shukin was arrested at about 4 p.m. Oct. 21 in the 200 block of Regent Street. He was charged with criminal trespass to a residence and released on $1,000 bail.

He was released Wednesday night on cash bond, according to Wheaton Police.

Local Editor Charlotte Eriksen contributed to this report.

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Rob Klaric October 28, 2012 at 07:28 PM
This kid is a menace. My wife's mother lives in his neighborhood. We had to call the police on him in July, he walked right into her garage and would not leave. His behavior is escalating, and eventually he could hurt someone. He does not understand right from wrong and no one seems to be monitoring him.


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