Lemont Police Bust Burglary Ring, Recover Stolen Items

Avshalom Chayim, 37, and Dawvid Chayim, 35, were arrested Friday in connection with several residential burglaries—including one in Lemont on Dec. 18 and another in Lake County, police said.

Several stolen items were recovered Friday after police busted a burglary ring in Lemont.

Dawvid Chayim, 35, of the 0-50 block of Grace Court in Lemont, and Avshalom Chayim, 37, of the 5600 block of Leona Court in Hanover Park, were arrested by Lemont police Friday in connection with two residential burglaries—one that occurred Dec. 18 in the 300 block of Kromray Road and another that occurred Nov. 17 in Lake County, police said.

READ: Daytime Burglary Reported at Home on Kromray Road

Lemont police Detective Aras Jonikas said police searched Avshalom Chayim's house on Grace Court, where they found a "large amount of stolen property," including items stolen during the Dec. 18 burglary on Kromray Road. 

Items were also recovered from five other residential burglaries in the Chicago suburbs, Jonakis said.

Among the recovered property were unwrapped Christmas gifts, jewelry, a stolen shotgun and vehicle taken during a burglary in Carol Stream, police said

Jonakis said police plan to display jewelry and other items for identification.

Charges for both men are currently pending as the investigation continues, police said.

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kathy henrikson December 23, 2012 at 01:48 PM
Great work L.P.D. hope it makes the news stations! Something positive for a change.
Leonard F Materna December 23, 2012 at 05:16 PM
Congratulations to the Lemont police for their fast and efficient work in apprehending the daytime burglars. Len Materna
Steve Larek December 23, 2012 at 05:29 PM
Google them and be entertained by the background of these upstanding citizens. They're heading back to familiar surroundings.
Charger December 24, 2012 at 01:24 AM
Typical... That's what happens when you let then in the neighborhood...
James Dziak December 24, 2012 at 04:05 AM
What type of vehicle where they driving and are these burgularies related to the daytime burgulary in Internationale estates near 105th and lemont road?


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