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.
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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