A suburban contractor accused of everything from skipping rent to botched building projects and bouncing checks pled guilty to one felony count of theft related to the only case he was charged in.
Christopher Everett pled guilty to taking more than $50,000 to build a garage in Oak Brook that he did not complete. He has agreed to pay back that money and participate in the DuPage County sheriff’s work program.
“They gave him two weeks ‘hard labor’ picking-up garbage, kids could steal a pack of cigarettes and get more time than that,” said Terry Newsome, who scoured court records to find several other people who also claim they were victimized by Everett.
“We all came together as victims, citizens, to protect other citizens,” said Everett’s aunt Barb