A Chicago man has been charged after police say he stole more than $50,000 worth of jewelry after ransacking a home in Lincolnshire.
Moris Y. Polis, 58, of the 6200 block of North Avers Avenue in Chicago, was charged with residential burglary, a Class 1 felony, and theft, a Class 2 felony.
The Lincolnshire Police Department responded around 11:03 p.m. December 21 to the 200 block of Pembroke Drive for a residential burglary.
Lincolnshire Police Department Cmdr. Kimberly Covelli said that the homeowners found their home ransacked and reported jewelry, valued at more than $50,000, had been stolen from their home.
Detectives generated several leads from members of the community. Detectives determined the suspect was Polis through video surveillance footage, Covelli said.
A warrant was issued on January 17 and Polis turned himself in to the Lincolnshire Police Department on January 29.
He was transported to Lake County Jail and was released after posting 10 percent of his $50,000 bond. Polis is scheduled to appear in court on February 19.