Jefferson Park Man Stole Mom's Jewelry to Fuel Drug Habit, Police Say

By Emily Morris on February 27, 2013 3:28pm | Updated on February 27, 2013 3:40pm

 Andrew Hayslip, 34, of the 5800 block of North Markham Avenue, was charged with felony theft after police said he pawned his mother's jewelery to fund his drug habit.
Andrew Hayslip, 34, of the 5800 block of North Markham Avenue, was charged with felony theft after police said he pawned his mother's jewelery to fund his drug habit.
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Chicago Police Department

CHICAGO — Police said a North Side man stole jewelry from his 72-year-old mother and pawned the pieces to buy drugs.

Andrew Hayslip, 34, took necklaces, earrings and a ring from the home he shares with his mom in the 5800 block of North Markham Avenue between Jan. 4 and Feb. 19, cops said.

Hayslip admitted to taking the items and selling them to support his drug habit, police said.

He was charged with felony theft.

 

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