Chicago Ridge deputy fire chief charged in alleged home invasion

January 5, 2013 8:09:04 PM PST
A Chicago Ridge deputy fire chief is in custody Saturday night in connection with a home invasion in Tinley Park.

Gary Swiercz is charged with home invasion, attempted murder, unlawful restraint, burglary and attempted sexual assault.

He had worked with the Chicago Ridge Fire Department for 24 years without any previous problems.

Police are still investigating the invasion.