Suspects Charged In Gurnee Coin Shop Burglaries

Three arrested, face felony charges for two burglaries at Harbor Coin of Gurnee

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    Martha Paulson (left), Michael Paulson (middle) and Robert Boardman (right) all face felony charges.

    Suspects in two burglaries at a Gurnee coin shop have been apprehended after a nine-month investigation.

    Several thousand dollars worth of collectible coins and currency were allegedly stolen from Harbor Coin during incidents on Jan. 28 and March 13, Gurnee Police said.

    Police officials said they conducted several searches in suspect Martha Paulson's home and found $130,000 in coins, currency and stolen jewelry. Stolen firearms and other items connected with burglaries in Elk Grove and Tinley Park were also recovered, police said.

    Paulson was arrested back in September in connection to the case. She faces charges of possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of burglary tools.

    Additionally, the police department arrested Michael Paulson on Oct. 18. Paulson was charged with theft over $100,000, two counts of burglary, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and unlawful possession of burglary tools.

    Robert Boardman, another suspect in the Harbor Coin incident, was charged with theft over $100,000 and two counts of burglary.

    All charges are considered felonies.