SHERIFF’S POLICE CHARGE MAN IN MAINE TOWNSHIP HOME INVASION
Monday, February 9, 2009 — Bond has been set at $750,000 for a Mt. Prospect man charged with breaking into the home of a former girlfriend’s new boyfriend, the Office of Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today.
Jose Perez-Ramirez, 25, of 1216 W. Boxwood Dr., was charged with two counts of home invasion and two counts of aggravated battery by Cook County Sheriff’s Police following the Feb. 7 incident.
On that date about 2 a.m., Perez-Ramirez allegedly broke the front room window of an apartment in the 10400 block of Dearlove in unincorporated Maine Township and entered the unit. The apartment belonged to the new boyfriend of Perez-Raminez’s former girlfriend.
Perez-Raminez confronted the victim, stabbing him in the back. Sheriff’s Police were alerted to the incident via a 911 call from another building resident and when they arrived, took Perez-Ramirez into custody.
The victim was treated and released at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.
Perez-Ramirez is slated to appear again in 2nd District Circuit Court in Skokie on Feb. 25. He remains in custody at the Cook County Jail.