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An armed robbery was reported at a home in the 9600 block of Kolin Avenue at 8:45 p.m. Sept. 18.

The homeowner told police he was in his garage when two men entered, with one holding a handgun. The gunman reportedly ordered the homeowner to the floor and told him to give them his money. The homeowner gave the robbers $130 and an iPhone4 worth $300, police said.

The men were described as black and between 18 and 25 years old, according to police. One man was described as 5 feet 9 inches tall and wearing a gray sweatshirt, and the other man was described as 6 feet tall and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

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Criminal damage to property was reported at a home in the 9100 block of 50th Avenue at 3:14 p.m. Sept. 25. A real estate agent found the sinks in the kitchen were overflowing because someone had stuffed the drains with rags, police said.

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Residential burglary was reported at a home in the 9200 block of McVicker Avenue at 2:28 p.m. Sept. 25. Four chameleons worth $1,000, jewelry worth $4,300 and an $819 check were taken from the home, police said.

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Two men were each charged with possession of cannabis and disorderly conduct after they allegedly fought in a Kmart parking lot, 4101 W. 95th St.

Christopher Cain and Reginald Griffin, both 24 and of Chicago, were reportedly arrested at 8:56 p.m. Sept. 25. The two men were reportedly driving around and shooting a paintball gun at cars, but then got into an argument with each other.

Cain was also charged with speeding, failure to signal when required, failure to yield when turning, and no proof of insurance.

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A 23-year-old man was reportedly charged with DUI and speeding after police stopped the vehicle he was driving in the 5700 block of 95th Street.

Robert Dykes, of Oak Lawn, was arrested at 1:03 a.m. Sept. 6.

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A 24-year-old man was reportedly charged with driving with a suspended license and speeding after police stopped the vehicle he was driving in the 10300 block of Cicero Avenue.

Nelson Campos, of Chicago, was arrested at 4:47 a.m. Sept. 25.

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Three people were reportedly charged with drug-related offenses after police stopped the vehicle they were driving at the intersection of 87th Street and Sayre Avenue at 1:53 p.m. Sept. 22.

Carlos King, 26, of Oak Lawn, was reportedly charged with possession of cannabis, failure to yield, and no proof of insurance. Police found in the car King as driving two packages containing 19 grams and 56.9 grams of cannabis.

Timothy J. Burhans, 26, of Chicago, and Danielle Weeks, 18, of Bridgeview, both of whom were riding in the vehicle, were each cited with possession of drug paraphernalia for having one smoking pipe each on their person, police said.

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A 59-year-old man was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly punched and scratched security officers after being asked to leave a hospital room at Advocate Christ Medical Center, 4100 W. 95th St.

Dale E. Mech, of Minooka, was arrested 8:31 p.m. Sept. 22

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A 28-year-old man was charged with battery and retail theft after he allegedly took DVDs from and pushed a security officer at a store in the 4100 block of 95th Street.

Joe Pursley, of Chicago Ridge, was arrested at 5:40 p.m. Sept. 21. He took 59 DVDs with a retail value of $949.

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A 46-year-old man was reportedly charged with DUI and speeding after police stopped the vehicle he was driving in the 4600 block of 95th Street.

Dinesh M. Patel, of Oak Lawn, was arrested at 1:31 a.m. Sept. 25.

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A 29-year-old man was charged with retail theft and battery after he allegedly took items and pushed a clerk in the parking lot of a grocery store in the 8800 block of Ridgeland Avenue.

Shaun Capponelli, of Chicago, was arrested at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 24.

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Criminal damage to property was reported at a pharmacy in the 6300 block of 95th Street at 6:15 a.m. Sept. 27. Someone allegedly shot glass window of the back door with a BB gun.

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A vehicle was reported stolen from a home in the 5900 block of 89th Street at 3:37 p.m. Sept. 27. A man reportedly dropped off his 2001 silver Mercury Villager for his friend to repair, and when he went to pick it up it was missing. The vehicle was worth $4,000.