Downers Grove Police Chief Robert A. Porter announced today that a subject has been arrested and charged in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. On that date at approximately 6:25 p.m., Downers Grove Police responded to Sally Beauty Supply, located at 46 Ogden Avenue. A store employee said a man entered the store, displayed a knife, and demanded money. The employee gave him money from the register and the man then ran from the store. Police were able to develop information and use physical evidence, which led to the eventual arrest of Carlo M. Castelo, 27 years old, 4008 Park St. Westmont, Il.
The DuPage County State's Attorney approved a charge of Armed Robbery for the offender. The offender is being held in the DuPage County Jail with bail set at $300,000. Members of the public are reminded that this complaint contains only a charge and is not proof of the defendant's guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the government's burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.