Candy 16: Man on “inexpensive bail” for 15 Rogers Park burglaries is busted once more

Louis Moneyham | CPD

A person who has fifteen — fifteen — pending housebreaking circumstances is again in custody after police allegedly caught him burglarizing yet one more residential constructing in Rogers Park.

We told you about Louis Moneyham on August 19 after prosecutors charged the 65-year-old with these fifteen felony counts. On the time, prosecutors mentioned he used a screwdriver to interrupt right into a string of residence buildings to steal packages between October 2019 and the time police arrested him this summer time within the 1300 block of West Estes.

Each one of many fifteen break-ins was captured on surveillance video, prosecutors mentioned in August. And the state mentioned Moneyham even admitted to utilizing a screwdriver to interrupt into the buildings to steal packages.

Nonetheless, Choose David Navarro allowed Moneyham to go house by posting a $500 deposit bond after his August bond courtroom look.

Now, prosecutors say he went proper again to work — however he didn’t use a screwdriver this time.

Over the weekend, authorities mentioned Moneyham accessed an residence constructing within the 6900 block of North Ashland on October 12 by following a tenant into the advanced. As soon as he bought inside, he opened an unclaimed bundle that contained $300 price of clothes, prosecutors mentioned. He allegedly put the clothes right into a Jewel bag and walked out.

As soon as once more, the whole factor was captured by surveillance cameras and — as you would possibly count on — housebreaking investigators acknowledged him from the footage. In reality, certainly one of his different 15 housebreaking circumstances entails a break-in on the similar constructing.

After listening to about his newly-filed sixteenth case, Choose John Lyke ordered Moneyham held in lieu of $100,000 bail. Lyke additionally ordered him held with out bail for violating the phrases of his bail bond within the pending circumstances.

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