Man arrested for stealing $100,000 violin at O’Hare
The Chicago Police Department has arrested 52-year old Volodymyr Babiy after surveillance video allegedly caught him stealing a Remenyi Mihaly 1873 violin valued at $100,000.
According to police, Babiy works for a company contracted by O’Hare. The incident took place last Saturday.
Babiy, who lives in the 5800 Block of West School Street, has been charged with felony theft.
The 56-year old owner of the violin could not be reached for comment.