Profession felon charged with burglarizing Lincoln Park condominium constructing

Approximate location of Tuesday’s housebreaking | Multiplottr

A profession legal who’s on parole for housebreaking is accused of breaking right into a Lincoln Park condominium constructing Tuesday. Prosecutors charged Maurice Kirby, 57, with residential housebreaking.

Maurice Kirby | IDOC

Residents of a residential advanced on the 1800 block of North Lincoln Park West known as police after they heard him break glass on the entrance door and battle with a second entry door round 1:30 a.m., prosecutors stated. Witnesses noticed Kirby enter the residents’ mailroom, place a white field inside a buying bag, and go away, in accordance with allegations made in bond courtroom.

Police discovered Kirby carrying a buying bag 20 minutes later a couple of block away. The witnesses recognized him because the burglar, prosecutors stated.

Kirby was launched from jail on November 27 after serving half of an eight-year sentence he obtained for residential housebreaking in 2015, in accordance with state data. He has additionally been sentenced to jail:

  • for one 12 months in 2009 for retail theft
  • for 25 months in 2008 for retail theft
  • for six years in 2004 for try residential housebreaking
  • for 4 years in 1999 for retail theft
  • for 42 months in 1997 for retail theft 
  • for 2 years in 1994 for bringing hashish right into a penal establishment
  • for 5 years in 1994 for theft
  • for 3 years in 1993 for tried theft
  • for 3 years in 1989 for theft
  • for 3 years in 1989 for forgery

Decide David Navarro launched Kirby on his personal recognizance Monday.

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