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• Someone stole a rocking chair off the porch of a home that has been unoccupied since an Easter Sunday fire, it was reported to police at 4:48 p.m. May 20. The owner of the house, in the 600 block of State Avenue, told police people have approached her thinking the house is abandoned and asking if they can take stuff out of it. The house is being repaired.

• Kelly M. Muehling, 25, of the 1400 block of Madison Avenue, St. Charles, was charged with urinating in public, at 2:03 a.m. May 19 in the 0-99 block of North Third Street, according to a police report.

• Four people were charged with fighting at 1:36 a.m. May 19 at Second and Main streets. Police said those charged were Joseph M. Rabiola, 27, of the 43W300 block of Burlington Road, Elgin; Kyle E. Cullan, 23, of the 1300 block of North Field Court, Harvard; Michelle L. Cullan, 30, of the 7000 block of Cherry Valley Road, Cherry Valley; and Victoria W. Anderson, 24, of the 6N100 block of Prairie Valley Drive, St. Charles.

• Alfred Wayne Mortenson, 63, of the 100 block of Poplar Street, Glendale Heights, was charged with retail theft at 9:35 a.m. May 17 at Meijer, 855 S. Randall Road, according to a police report. He placed various items in plastic Meijer shopping bags then walked through the self-checkout area without paying. Mortenson told police he had a stroke 10 years ago, that he was worried about getting back in time to watch his daughter's children return from school, that he liked to put items in the bags as he shopped to make it easier at the checkout, and that he had forgotten to pay, according to the report.

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