PUBLIC SAFETY


12/8/2009 12:54am

Woman reports kidnap, assault

A 19-year-old woman reported this weekend that she was kidnapped and beaten by two men on Nov. 28, according to Chapel Hill police Lt. Kevin Gunter. At about 2 a.m. that Saturday, as she was leaving Bailey’s Pub & Grill on Fordham Boulevard, two men in black masks, one of whom showed her that he was armed with a gun, approached her, she told police.


12/7/2009 11:52pm

Police log for Dec. 8

A 28-year-old Ithaca, N.Y., man was arrested for possession of 7.5 grams of marijuana, 13 counts of violating a domestic violence protection order and two counts of failure to appear in court at 3:55 p.m. Sunday at 110 W. Franklin St., according to Chapel Hill police reports. Timothy Mark Perry of 116 S.


12/7/2009 1:01pm

Police log for Dec. 7

A 25-year-old Durham man was charged with possession of 1.5 grams of marijuana, possession with intent to sell or distribute 0.9 grams of crack cocaine and maintaining a dwelling at 6:30 a.m. Friday at 751 Trinity Court, according to Chapel Hill police reports.  Maurice Jerome McPherson of 751 Pritchard Ave.


12/2/2009 10:00pm

Police log for Dec. 3

Someone stole a check from a mailbox at 101 Jackie Robinson St. at 3:09 p.m. Tuesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The person stole a check worth $181 and a credit card, reports state.


12/1/2009 7:43pm

Police seek help in business break-ins

Chapel Hill police have responded to 11 business break-ins since Nov. 18, and they're seeking help in their investigation. The businesses targeted were at Timberlyne Shopping Center on Weaver Dairy Road, Rams Plaza at Fordham Boulevard and the Village Plaza on South Elliott Road, according to a Chapel Hill Police Department news relase.


11/30/2009 11:22pm

Police log for Dec. 1

Someone smashed the glass door of Cafe Parvaneh at 400 S. Elliott Road between 5:15 a.m. and 5:20 a.m. Sunday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.The person caused $500 worth of damage to the door, reports state.Someone broke into the Framer’s Market and Gallery at 1748 Fordham Blvd. at 5:06 a.m. Sunday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


11/29/2009 11:04pm

Police Log for Nov. 30

Two people used a handgun to rob a B.P. gas station at 12:14 p.m. Saturday at 1201 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., according to Chapel Hill police reports. They stole $200 in cash and $100 worth of Newport tobacco products, reports state.


11/23/2009 11:11pm

Police log for Nov. 24

Someone broke into a white 1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS between 10 p.m. Saturday and 11:01 a.m. Sunday at 101 Isley Street, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The person stole $1,843 in items, including a laptop computer worth $1,500, reports state.


11/23/2009 10:58pm

The wreckage of a 2005 Honda Civic, which police said was stolen, involved in an accident Monday night on N.C. 86 DTH/Andrew Dye

One dead, one injured after crash in stolen car

One man died and another was seriously injured after crashing into a tree in a stolen car on Old N.C. 86 on Monday night, state troopers said.Pending notification of family, the name of the person who died cannot be released, N.C. Highway Patrol trooper Mark Melvin said.


11/22/2009 11:52pm

Police log for Nov. 23

A neighbor cut down a tree on someone else’s property at 10:30 a.m. Friday at 103 Park Bluff Drive North, according to Chapel Hill police reports.  Damage to the evergreen tree was estimated at $400, reports state.


11/20/2009 12:42am

Police log for Nov. 20

A 28-year-old man was arrested for resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer after being stopped for a fictitious license plate at 12:35 a.m. at 201 S. Estes Drive, according to Chapel Hill police reports.Abdulai Kamara was taken to Orange County Jail in lieu of a $1,500 bond, reports state.


11/18/2009 11:43pm

Police log for Nov. 19

Someone broke into a red 1993 Jeep Cherokee between 4:30 p.m. Sunday and 2:07 p.m. Tuesday at 2701 Homestead Road, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The person stole a jack worth $100 and did $200 worth of damage to the car’s stereo. Damage to the passenger’s side window was estimated at $150, reports state.


11/17/2009 11:51pm

Police log for Nov. 18

Someone stole two tires from a Toyota Corolla between 5:30 p.m. Friday and 6:45 a.m. Monday at 1809 N. Fordham Blvd., according to Chapel Hill police reports. The tires were worth $100, reports state. The person also caused $50 in damage to a window, reports state.


11/16/2009 11:41pm

Police log for Nov. 17

Someone assaulted and stole from a female at 11:26 p.m. Saturday at 800 Pritchard Ave. Extension, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The person stole $10 in cash and two house keys, reports state.Someone stole a bicycle between 3:30 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday at 416 W. Cameron Ave., according to Chapel Hill police reports. The Trek bicycle was worth $400, reports state.


11/16/2009 6:14pm

Ted Triebel

Orange County Schools board member found guilty of DWI

An Orange County Schools board of education member was found guilty today of driving while impared, assistant district attorney Jeff Nieman said.Ted Triebel, a former chairman of the board, received the lightest sentence for his crime: 30 days with a suspended license, a court fee and a community services fee, Nieman said.


11/15/2009 11:56pm

Police log for Nov. 16

25-year-old Carrboro man was arrested for felony breaking and entering and misdemeanor damage to real property at 2:30 a.m. Friday, according to Chapel Hill police reports. Ian Michael Curl was arrested at 508 North St. and transported to the Orange County Jail, where he was held in lieu of $1,000 bond, reports state.