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Two arrested for burglarizing church, business in Woodstock

Johathan M. Franzen and Travis T. Flight, both of Woodstock.

Two Woodstock men are in custody after police said that they burglarized a church and a business in Woodstock.

Travis T. Flight, 27, of the 400 block of Leah Lane in Woodstock, was charged with burglary to a place of worship, burglary, possession of burglary tools, theft over $500, theft under $500 and criminal damage to property.

Johathan M. Franzen, 21, who is a transient from Woodstock, was charged with a single count of burglary, a class 2 felony.

The Woodstock Police Department was called at 1:46 a.m. on October 30 to Gas Cap Fuels, 401 South Eastwood Drive in Woodstock, for a report of a burglary in progress call.

Police officers found Franzen and Flight inside the business actively burglarizing it, the Woodstock Police Department said. The two men were taken into custody and transported to the Woodstock Police Department for questioning.

Detectives learned that¬†Franzen and Flight were also responsible for burglarizing Saint Mary’s Church, 312 Lincoln Avenue in Woodstock. The Woodstock Police Department and McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office worked to approve the charges against the two men, officials said.

Franzen remains held in the McHenry County Jail on a $4,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday. Flight remains held in the McHenry County Jail on a $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on November 26.

Sam Borcia

Sam Borcia

Senior News Editor at Lake & McHenry County Scanner
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