A third suspect in
the burglary of the Disappear Gear gun shop on Broadway has been formally
Corey Dale Murillo,
21, with a listed address at 1533 Westchester Ave. in Chesterton and also
one in Hobart, was booked into the Porter County Jail at 12:35 p.m.
Thursday, July 3, on a Class C felony charge of burglary, punishable by a
term of two to eight years.
Murillo was taken
into custody by the Indiana State Police.
Disappear Gear at
1050 Broadway was burglarized in the early morning hours of Thursday, June
12, and eight semi-automatic pistols and five carbine rifles were stolen, as
well as several thousand rounds of ammunition.
The break in the
case came only 48 hours after the burglary was discovered, when Chesterton
Police investigators developed information pointing to the involvement of
Devin Michael Fuller, 18, of 415 S. Second Street.
On Saturday, June
14, a CPD detective and ATF agent made contact with Fuller at his residence,
where he “freely admitted that he was in possession of a firearm taken in
the break-in,” according to the probable cause affidavit filed by the CPD.
That firearm was
recovered from a backpack in the closet of Fuller’s bedroom, the affidavit
implicated three other persons: Murillo; Dillon Evans, 19, of 709 West
Street; and a juvenile male, the affidavit stated.
Fuller advised that
it was Evans, using a hammer, who broke the gun shop’s front window, then
retreated to see if there was a police response; that all four of them wore
latex gloves and bandanas; and that after the burglary they went to
Later on Saturday,
June 14, the CPD detective and AFT agent made contact with a relative at
Murillo’s residence. Murillo himself was not there at the time but his
relative gave officers permission to search the home and 10 of the firearms
stolen in the burglary were subsequently located in Murillo’s closet, the
affidavit said. Ammunition was also recovered as was a “brown hooded
sweatshirt with latex gloves hanging out of the jacket.”
In an interview
still later on Saturday, June 14, the juvenile male admitted his involvement
in the burglary, as did Evans in an interview on Tuesday, June 14, the
and Evans have now all been formally charged with the burglary.