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Homeless man charged with home invasion with deadly weapon in Grayslake

Johnathan E. Freeman, 25.

A homeless man was arrested and charged with home invasion with a deadly weapon which left a victim injured in Grayslake, court records show.

Johnathan E. Freeman, 25, who has no home address, was charged with home invasion causing injury, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, possession of a controlled substance, criminal damage to property and resisting a peace officer.

A criminal complaint filed in Lake County court alleges Freeman committed a home invasion in the 0-100 block of Harvey Avenue in Grayslake around 7 p.m. November 15.

During the incident, Freeman is accused of using a deadly weapon to cause injury to a man inside the home. It is unclear if Freeman knew the victim or not.

The criminal complaint alleges Freeman also caused damage to an iPhone 11 while resisting arrest. Officers also found him with a brown powdery substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine.

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Freeman was taken into custody at the scene by the Grayslake Police Department and transported to the Lake County jail.

A Lake County judge ordered the man held on a $500,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in court again on December 15 for a preliminary hearing.