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Monday December 5th

Police Roundup 04/10/01

University

Monday, April 9

At 12 a.m., a UNC housekeeper reported a missing television and VCR from a room in Gardner Hall. The housekeeper was not sure if the items had been removed by faculty or had been stolen. There are no suspects at this time, reports state.

A UNC employee reported to University police the larceny of her cell phone at 4:30 a.m. She said she left her cell phone in the filing cabinet of the housekeeping office in Phillips Hall. When she returned 30 minutes later, her cell phone was gone. There are no suspects at this time, reports state.

Sunday, April 8

A UNC student reported the vandalism of her car on Ridge Road. She said someone broke the right mirror off of her car between April 6 and April 8. The total damage was estimated at $400, reports state.

Two Hinton James Residence Hall residents were issued citations for underage possession of alcohol at 1:36 a.m., reports state.

Saturday, April 7

UNC sophomore David Michael Shick was arrested for the larceny of a tire boot. The boot belonged to the UNC Parking and Transportation Department. Shick was taken to the Chapel Hill Police Department and was released after promising to appear in court, reports state.

At 11:55 a.m., a Student Stores employee reported a shoplifter to University police. The employee said the shoplifter had taken shorts and pen ink. The police could not find a anyone matching the employee's description, and the shoplifter could not be identified in the surveillance tape, reports state.

Friday, April 6

A UNC employee reported at 12:36 p.m. the larceny of his bike. He said his bike was stolen between March 30 and April 4 from the bike rack behind the Medical Research Building, reports state.

City

Sunday, April 8

Chapel Hill police were notified at 3:50 a.m. that a female UNC student was assaulted by several males in their early 20s on 207 W. Cameron Ave.

The victim was driving down West Cameron Avenue and ran into a barricade made from chicken wire, beer bottles and cement blocks, officials said.

Officials also said when the victim got out of the vehicle to look for damage, a group of males began throwing beer bottles at the student, who was nearly hit in the face. Officials said the victim was not injured.

The case is under further investigation.

Carrboro police arrested Claudia Crumbling, 56, of 302 Knolls St., after seven dogs were found tied up in a wooded area southwest of Estes Drive at 10 a.m. without food, water or shelter.

A passer-by contacted police after seeing the animals tied to small trees and to each other. Crumbling was charged with seven counts of cruelty to animals and seven counts of cruel treatment of animals, reports state.

Crumbling was released on a written promise and is scheduled to appear in Orange County District Court in Hillsborough on May 21.

Saturday, April 7

Chapel Hill police arrested Timmy Lee Young, 34, of 3191 Ferrington Point Road at 2:54 a.m. for possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while his license was suspended or revoked and driving while impaired.

Reports state that police stopped Young at Merritt Mill Road and West Franklin Street for failure to turn on his headlights. Young reportedly admitted he had no license and officials found a crack stem in his glove compartment, reports state.

Young also registered a .12 on a breathalyzer test, reports state.

Young was held in lieu of a $200 bond and is scheduled to appear in Orange County District Court in Chapel Hill on May 15.

Friday, April 6

Carrboro police were notified of a robbery and assault with a dangerous weapon at 11:28 a.m.

Four males reportedly assaulted the victim with a knife and a brick and robbed the victim of $40 at the 200 block of Broad Street, reports state.

The victim suffered minor injuries but refused treatment, reports state.

The case is under further investigation.

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