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McHenry Man Arrested for Battering Two Near Antioch

(Antioch, IL) A McHenry man is facing several charges, after allegedly battering two young people near Antioch.

Russell Brengman is accused of forcing his way into a home on June 10th, and striking a 20-year-old male with a machete and butt end of a rifle. He’s also accused of hitting a 13-year-old girl with the rifle.

Brengman fled before police arrived, but was picked up nearby without incident.

The 52-year-old now faces charges of home invasion, aggravated domestic battery, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and more. He’s due back in court on Thursday.


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