Edwin Torres and Maria Baez, both 31, face one felony count each of burglary, police said in a statement. Baez is also charged with aggravated battery to a peace officer, also a felony.
The makeup of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s security detail is the subject of a lawsuit.
Cook County Board President Toni Prekwinkle on Monday rejected charges she’s improperly boosted salaries for her bodyguards, while other county workers are losing jobs and taking pay cuts.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel acknowledged Tuesday that former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s security detail is not being reduced for now, but he indicated it would be soon.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Friday announced plans to reduce or eliminate city-funded security for city officials, including powerful Ald. Ed Burke, the Sun-Times is reporting.
The Better Government Association is asking a judge to order the Chicago Police Department to release information about Ald. Edward Burke’s security detail.