Chicago duo face charges in attempted Marengo Guns burglary

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MARENGO – Two Chicago men face felony charges after police said Monday that they received a tip that Marengo Guns was the target of a burglary.

Nathaniel Green, 28, of the 10400 block of South Sangamon Street, and Skyler Green, 19, of the 400 block of South Lake Avenue, each is charged with attempted burglary and criminal damage to property, according to a news release from the Marengo Police Department.

Marengo police conducted the investigation with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Illinois State Police and the McHenry County Sheriff's Office after learning that the store at 20014 E. Grant Highway was set to be burglarized sometime over the weekend, the release said.

Both men were being held in McHenry County Jail with bond amounts pending, according to online jail records. They are slated to appear in court at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

- Katie Dahlstrom