CHICAGO, IL – Kelvin Davis, a serial burglar with a troubling history, was arrested Thursday once again after a recent incident in the Chicago suburbs.
The 49-year-old offender, known for his involvement in multiple residential burglaries dating back to 1999. Davis, a resident of Chicago, has a criminal record that includes five burglary charges. He has served two prison sentences, each 15 years, following for residential burglaries committed in multiple counties including Kankakee, Will, and Cook.
Davis was released on parole in January. The most recent charge came in 2018. He was arrested in the Fernwood neighborhood on the south side of Chicago after speaking with investigators Thursday morning on a $300,000 warrant.
Davis’ arrest follows a string of burglaries in the Grundy County area, where Davis allegedly targeted three homes, primarily during the evening hours. According to the Grundy County Sheriff’s office, he gained entry by breaking basement windows, proceeded to steal valuable items such as televisions and electronics, and made his exit through front or sliding glass doors.
Residents in the affected communities worked with detectives, providing crucial information that led to the identification of Davis as the primary suspect. As a result, a significant amount of the stolen property has been recovered and returned to the rightful owners.
No dollar amount was on the recovered stolen goods has been announced.
Davis was subsequently transported to the Grundy County Jail, where he awaits further legal proceedings.