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Wednesday May 31st

Police Roundup


Tuesday, Oct. 30

- Davis Library employees reported a suspicious-looking package in the library's mail room at 11:24 a.m., reports state. The package was from Egypt and had Asian or Arabic writing on it. Officials have not opened it yet, said Peter Reinhardt, director of the Department of Environment, Health and Safety.

- Reports state that a laptop computer was stolen from 514 Carmichael Residence Hall sometime during the night while the victim's roommate was sleeping. The victim told police his room had been left unlocked, reports state. The victim noticed the laptop was missing at 2 a.m. and reported the theft at 2:12 p.m. No arrests have been made.

Monday, Oct. 29

- A suspicious letter was found in the mail room of Hamilton Hall at 1:55 p.m, reports state. A UNC employee brought the letter to the Department of Public Safety in a plastic bag, and the letter was then turned over to the Department of Environment, Health and Safety, reports state.


Tuesday, Oct. 30

- Carrboro police responded to a call at 6:10 p.m. at the Crown Fast Fare gas station, located at 1401 W. Main St.

Reports state that the unknown subject pumped gas and drove off without paying. The subject stole 29.487 gallons of gasoline, valued at $33, reports state. Witnesses reported that the subject was driving a white Dodge truck, reports state.

The case is inactive.

- Chapel Hill police responded to a call of burglary on South Estes Drive at 3:29 p.m., reports state.

The residence was last known to be secure Oct. 19 at 8:30 a.m., reports state. Reports also state that an unknown subject took the victim's jewelry. Taken from the residence was a gold watch, a gold bracelet and a 14 karat gold link necklace, reports state. The value of the stolen goods was over $470, reports state.

The case is under investigation.

- Chapel Hill police helped arrest a man who left the scene of an accident in Durham, reports state. The Durham Police Department reported that the subject was involved in a hit and run with a stolen van on N.C. 54 near Interstate 40, reports state. Chapel Hill police officers saw the van on Barbie Chapel Road near N.C. 54, reports state.

The suspect was arrested on location and turned over to the Durham police.

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