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$4,400 cash among stolen items in LaSalle Avenue burglary

A LaSalle Avenue man told Northeast District police Friday night that two trunks, one of them containing $4,400 in cash, were stolen in a burglary from his home.

The victim said that sometime between 6 a.m. and 5:45 p.m., the back door was kicked in and two trunks were stolen.

Besides the money, the trunks contained a portable recording studio and other audio gear, along with a variety of compact discs and DVDs. The value of the stolen merchandise was estimated at $8,600. The trunks themselves were valued at $500 each.