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Thursday, May 15, 2014 Two brothers were arrested after drugs, guns, and more than a 100 rounds of ammunition were found at a Dolton house, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today.

At approximately 11:45 a.m. on Monday, members of the Gun Suppression Team and the Hostage Barricade and Terrorist (HBT) Team executed a search warrant in the 14300 block of Irving Ave in Dolton.

Gun Suppression Team members and a K9 conducted a search of the house. A Tanfoglio .45 caliber handgun, a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun, a Zastava AK-47 rifle and a Thompson .45 caliber rifle were recovered during the search. Also recovered were more than 600 grams of cannabis, four suspected hydrocodone pills, a suspected ecstasy pill, a digital scale, and 130 rounds of ammunition.

Davon Ketchum Curtis KetchumOfficers arrested Davon Ketchum, 23, and Curtis Ketchum, 24. Both lived at the house and were located inside the residence by officers executing the search warrant. A third person located inside the house was released.

Davon Ketchum has been charged with armed violence, possession of cannabis with intent, possession of cannabis, and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.

Curtis Ketchum has been charged with armed violence, possession of cannabis with intent, possession of cannabis, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Drugs and Guns Recovered

Both appeared for a hearing at the Markham Courthouse on Wednesday, where their bonds were each set at $200,000. Their next court date is scheduled for June 2 at the Markham Courthouse.

Sheriff Dart reminds the public that the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty by the government in a court of law.

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