Convicted felon charged in home invasion
CHICAGO — Chicago police have charged a convicted felon in a home invasion yesterday in Portage Park.
Pepe Martinez, 39, was charged with home invasion, using a dangerous weapon and possession of a controlled substance.
Police say he walked into a home in the 5400 block of W. Berteau.
He pulled out a knife and demanded money from a 39-year-old man.
After the two struggled, Martinez ran off. Minutes later, police arrested him.
Martinez is being held in Cook County jail and is due in bond court today.