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Article posted: 9/14/2012 6:06 PM

Police briefs

Elgin

A taxi driver was robbed of $145 and a cellphone after driving three male passengers from Schaumburg to Elgin about 5:30 p.m. Sept. 7. The driver told police one of the passengers held a piece of string around his neck and demanded money when he stopped the vehicle outside of a home on Mulford Drive in Elgin. The three suspects ran away.

A bicycle was stolen from the garage of a home on the 1200 block of Cobblers Crossing in the early hours of Tuesday, Sept. 11. The bike owner said she arrived home about 12:30 a.m. and noticed her bike was leaning against the garage door. A short time later the homeowner realized she had left the garage door open and returned to the garage to close it. At that time she noticed the bicycle missing. The stolen bike is a 17-inch silver Giant Sedona men's bicycle with an orange and black bike lock attached.

Carpentersville

An 18-year-old Carpentersville man was charged with felony residential burglary after he attempted to sell stolen items at a local pawnshop, a report said. Tyree Marshall, of the 6500 block of Marble Street, tried to sell a stolen bicycle. The store owner contacted police, who subsequently found a flat screen television, a video camera and Nintendo Wii in Marshall's possession, the report said. The items were taken from a home on Green Street in East Dundee. Marshall must post 10 percent of the $200,000 bail for release and is due in court at the Kane County Judicial Center at 9 a.m., Sept. 16.

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