PUBLIC SAFETY


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.


9/20/2009 11:50pm

Police log for Sept. 21

Somebody entered an unlocked Chevy Silverado and took 50 cents in loose change before 8:44 p.m. Thursday, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The car was parked in a lot at 5623 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., reports state.A UNC student reported a peeping Tom at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at 426 W. Cameron Ave., according to Chapel Hill police reports.A 39-year-old Durham man with two knife scars on his right wrist was arrested for stealing Thursday at 3:29 p.m., according to Chapel Hill police reports. Willard Nevil Aitchison was released in lieu of $5,000 bail, reports state.


9/17/2009 11:24pm

Police log for Sept. 18

Somebody entered an unlocked 2003 Toyota Camry and stole it between 7 p.m. and 8:36 p.m. Wednesday at a parking lot at 300 Northern Park Drive, according to Chapel Hill police reports.The blue car was worth $8,500, reports state.Somebody wrote in wet concrete by Southern Community Park between 8 a.m. and 8:10 a.m. Tuesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


9/16/2009 10:30pm

Police log for September 17

-?Somebody stole two cats from 114 Johnson Street between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.-?Custodians set off a school alarm at Chapel Hill High School Wednesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.-?Two houses were broken into on Bradley Road on Tuesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


9/16/2009 12:10am

Police log for Sept.16

A 48-year-old man was arrested Monday for felony assault with a deadly weapon after giving a co-worker serious lacerations with a box cutter at 11:20 p.m. Friday at 140 E. Franklin St., according to Chapel Hill police reports. Simon Kennie Alston of Pittsboro worked with the victim at Swift Taxis, reports state. Alston was released on a $500 bond until his trial date Tuesday, reports state.


9/14/2009 11:06pm

Police log for Sept. 15

Somebody stole $3,200 of electronics between midnight and 2:30 a.m. Sunday from an apartment at 331 W. Rosemary St., according to Chapel Hill police reports. The person stole a $2,500 laptop computer, a $200 XBox system, a $200 XBox arcade, and a $300 iPod, reports state.Someone tried to break into a burgundy 1989 Honda Accord on Sunday at a parking lot on Umstead Drive, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The person caused $200 worth of damage while attempting to break in, reports state.