A Chicago man faces a variety of charges in Pike County, Illinois.

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According to Pike County Sheriff David Greenwood, deputies responded to a residential burglary between New Hartford and Summer Hill Saturday.

A short time later, Pittsfield Police made a traffic stop on a suspect vehicle.

The driver, 30 year old Paul Ely of Chicago, was initially arrested for aggravated driving with a revoked license, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.

An investigation revealed there were items stolen in the burglaries in the vehicle.

Ely was then charged with residential burglary, theft over $500 and an Illinois Department of Corrections parole violation warrant.

Ely is lodged in the Pike County Jail.