TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. (KMOX) –  Investigators are working to determine if a man arrested for breaking into a Town and Country home last week is responsible for a rash of recent home burglaries.

mason ellman Home Break In Suspect May Be Responsible For Rash Of Burglaries

Robert Mason Ellman

22-year-old Robert Mason-Ellman was taken into custody following a burglary in the 900 block of Greenwich Green last Tuesday.

Detectives were able to learn that since this past August, Mason-Ellman has sold jewelry to a coin company in Creve Coeur 14 times, and at a dollars-for-gold shop in Fairview Heights Illinois an additional 10 times, raking in more than $11,000 from those sales.

Town and Country detectives also recovered jewelry from Mason-Ellman and are currently trying to identify additional theft victims.

They’ve released photos of some of the recovered jewelry, and anyone with information can contact Detective Sgt. Rick Kranz at, or at (314) 587-2860.

They can also call CrimeStoppers at (866) 371-TIPS (8477).

Copyright KMOX Radio

Comments (2)
  1. Gerald Urban says:

    Homeowners are choosing more and more to protect their property via a surveillance system that can be viewed anywhere there’s Internet access.

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