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Man, 24, charged with illegal gun possession in Naperville

Christopher Brooks, a 24-year-old convicted felon from Naperville, was charged with unlawful use of weapon and possession of a firearm by a felon. | Naperville police

A 24-year-old man was charged Wednesday with possessing a gun with an obliterated serial number in west suburban Naperville.

Christopher Brooks, a 24-year-old convicted felon from Naperville, was charged with unlawful use of weapon and possession of a firearm by a felon, both felonies, according to Naperville police.

On March 31, Naperville police’s Special Operations Group was patrolling in the 1500 block of Naperville Wheaton Road when they saw Brooks sitting in a suspicious vehicle, police said. Brooks was then found with a gun with a destroyed serial number.