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11/2/2009 12:58am

Student stabbed following Halloween festivities

Correction (Nov. 5, 2009 12:26 a.m.): Due to a reporting error, and earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the location of the men’s crew house where Stephen James Howard was arrested for assault. Police arrested him at 127 Mallette Street. The story has been changed to reflect the correction. The The Daily Tar Heel apologizes for the error.


11/2/2009 12:24am

Police log for Nov. 2

Someone entered a residence using a hidden spare key and stole an iPod and one laptop around 5:54 p.m. Oct. 26 at 505 Long Leaf Dr., according to Chapel Hill police reports.The iPod was worth $200, reports state.Someone pried open the back door of a residence and stole one PlayStation3 and one laptop between 10:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:15 a.m. Sunday at 2525 Booker Creek Road Apartment 2A, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The PlayStation3 was worth $400, and the laptop was worth $741, reports state.


10/29/2009 11:05pm

Police log for Oct. 30

Someone set a trash container and a trash can on fire at 2:20 a.m. Thursday on the 100 block of West Franklin Street, according to Chapel Hill police reports.  The trash container was worth $500 and the trash can was worth $100, reports state.Someone broke into a residence at 6:49 p.m. Wednesday at 1010 N.C. 54, according to Chapel Hill police reports.  The person stole $30 in cash, reports state.


10/28/2009 11:22pm

Police log for Oct. 29

Someone broke into a locked barn between 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday at 875 Weaver Dairy Road, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The person stole hay bales worth $20 and horse feed worth $15.85, reports state.Someone broke into a 2004 Toyota Camry between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1600 Providence Glen, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The person stole $185 in cash, along with a purse, three credit and debit cards, an N.C. driver’s license and an extra car key, each worth $1, reports state.


10/26/2009 11:33pm

Police log for Oct. 27

Three vehicles were broken into at the 1100 block of N.C. Highway 54 Bypass, according to Chapel Hill police reports.Someone broke into a white 1996 Honda Civic and stole a stereo between 11 p.m. Saturday and 6:37 p.m. Sunday, reports state. The stereo was valued at $300, reports state.Someone broke a window to steal a Magellan GPS unit and mount from a car between 2:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, reports state. The window damage was valued at $150 and the GPS unit and mount were valued at $170, reports state.


10/15/2009 11:49pm

Police log for Oct. 16

A 33-year-old woman was arrested for assaulting someone with a knife at about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday at a home at 221 N. Graham St., according to Chapel Hill police reports. Nadiyah Safa McGriff was transported to Orange County Jail with no bond, reports state.A peeping Tom was reported at 1:09 a.m. Wednesday at 130 S. Estes Drive, according to Chapel Hill police reports.Someone broke into a car between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. Wednesday at 110 W. Longview St., according to Chapel Hill police reports.

10/14/2009 11:17pm

Police log for Oct. 15

Someone stole an emergency information card from a backpack at 980 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. between 7:16 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Tuesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The emergency information card was valued at $1, reports state.Someone stole furniture from a porch at 234 McCauley St. between 6 p.m. Monday and 1:56 p.m. Tuesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The two pieces of furniture were valued at $360, reports state.


10/12/2009 11:24pm

Police log for Oct. 13

Someone broke into a blue Saab and stole a $1,200 Yves Saint Laurent purse or wallet and a $300 GPS unit sometime between 1:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday in a parking lot at 308 W. Rosemary St., according to Chapel Hill police reports.Someone used a blunt object to knock out a car window and steal a $160 GPS unit sometime between 11 a.m. and 3:01 p.m. Sunday at 127 Essex Drive, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The window damage was valued at $350, reports state.


10/9/2009 3:15pm

Female assaulted on Pritchard Avenue

A college-aged woman was assaulted on Pritchard Avenue as she was walking home Friday morning at about 2:40 a.m., according to Chapel Hill police. The female was grabbed from behind and forced to the ground, police Capt. Leo Vereen said. The suspect fled as the victim fought back, and she sustained minor bruises and scrapes, Vereen said.


10/8/2009 11:48pm

Police log for Oct. 9

Someone was assaulted at gunpoint during an argument between neighbors at 1:52 p.m. Wednesday at 135 Johnson St., according to Chapel Hill police reports. No one was injured, reports state.Someone stole a 2008 Honda Civic worth $15,000 from a town parking deck at 150 E. Rosemary St. between midnight and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


10/6/2009 10:59pm

Police log for Oct. 7

A 44-year-old man was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, resisting arrest and assault on a female at 11:51 p.m. Saturday at West Franklin Street and Merritt Mill Road, according to Chapel Hill police reports. Milton Earl Sutton, Jr., of 751 Trinity Court, was transported to Orange County Jail without bond.Someone stole a $150 thermometer from The Ballet School at 1603 E. Franklin St. between noon Friday and 8 a.m. Monday, Chapel Hill police reports state.


10/5/2009 11:56pm

Police log for Oct. 6

Someone tried to use counterfeit money to buy beer between  3:10 p.m. and 3:17 p.m. Saturday at R&H Mini Mart at 117 Old Durham Road, according to Chapel Hill police reports.Someone stole a cell phone between 9 p.m. and 9:36 p.m. Saturday at Subway at 400 Market St., according to Chapel Hill police reports. The Apple iPhone was worth $400, reports state.Someone stole a hat at 10:18 a.m. Saturday at Chapel Hill Bookstore at 119 E. Franklin St., according to Chapel Hill police reports. The Carolina football hat was worth $16, reports state.


10/1/2009 11:38pm

Police log for Oct. 2

Someone broke the window of a UNC student’s 2003 silver Toyota 4Runner between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 7:30 a.m. Wednesday while it was parked at 702 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., according to Chapel Hill police reports. The window damage was valued at $250, reports state.Someone stole from a Wilco at about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at 1213 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., according to Chapel Hill police reports. The person stole a total of $55 in items: three pairs of hats and gloves worth $21, five magazines worth $30, two bags of potato chips worth $2 and milk worth $2, reports state.


9/30/2009 11:49pm

Police log for Oct. 1

Someone stole an N.C. license plate at 7 a.m. Friday from a car parked by 500 Umstead Drive, Apartment 204A, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The license plate was worth $35, reports state.


9/28/2009 11:43pm

Police log for Sept. 29

Someone broke into a 2004 silver Volvo parked in a lot between 11 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday at 316 Rosemary St., according to Chapel Hill police reports. The person stole a backpack worth $60, a $50 calculator and $700 worth of textbooks. The person also did $200 worth of damage to the car, reports state.Someone broke into a 2001 burgundy PT Cruiser between 9:27 a.m. Sunday and 2:17 a.m. Monday at 1301 Fordham Boulevard, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The person stole a GPS worth $250 and did $200 worth of damage to the car.


9/27/2009 11:16pm

Police log for Sept. 28

Someone committed an armed robbery at 10:37 p.m. Saturday at 504 Palafox Dr., according to Chapel Hill police reports. The suspect confronted a woman with a knife and stole her purse. The bag contained two check cards, three credit cards, one set of house keys, a driver’s license, one Coach wallet and $1,000 in cash, reports state. The total value of the stolen property was $1,570.05, reports state.


9/24/2009 11:08pm

Police log for Sept. 25

Two false alarms were set off at local schools Thursday by cleaning crews, according to Chapel Hill police reports. A cleaning crew at Chapel Hill High School set off an alarm at 12:10 a.m. Thursday, reports state. A cleaning crew at Smith Middle School set off an alarm at 1:08 a.m. Thursday, reports state.


9/24/2009 12:04am

Police log for Sept. 24

Somebody took a garbage can from the street between 8 a.m. Sept. 14 and 11 a.m. Thursday in front of 233 Woodhaven Rd., according to Chapel Hill police reports. The garbage can is worth $200, reports state.Somebody stole a $135 beer keg from the back porch of 305 N. Columbia Street between 2 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


9/22/2009 11:45pm

Police log for Sept. 23

A 37-year-old woman was arrested at 8:29 a.m. Monday at her home at 1513 E. Franklin St., based on a warrant for arrest for forging a prescription, according to Chapel Hill police reports.Angela Raye Groves was released from custody on a written promise to appear in court Sept. 29, reports state.


9/21/2009 11:04pm

Police Log for September 22

-?A man found excrement on his porch at 6 p.m. Thursday at 424 Hickory Dr., according to Chapel Hill police reports.-?Someone stole an iPod Nano and a Sony Cybershot camera from  706 Sykes St. sometime between 2:30 a.m. and noon at a party Saturday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.The iPod was worth $150 and the camera was worth $200, reports state.-?Someone threw eggs at seven cars and a house at 3:03 a.m. Sunday at 307 Parkside Circle, according to Chapel Hill police reports.