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CRIME BRIEFS

Crowd dispersed

At 1:45 a.m. Sept. 8, Duke officers attended to a large crowd that had formed in the quad outside the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity section, as the result of a large party that spilled out from the commons room. After the crowd was dispersed, three fire extinguishers had been vandalized by someone discharging them. Dry powder from the extinguishers were evident on the second and third floors of HH1, causing $150 in damage.

Oscilloscopes damaged

An employee reported that sometime between Aug. 26 and 1 p.m. Sept. 2, someone entered a secured second-floor room in Hudson Hall, causing $15,000 in damage to three Textronic TDS 310 Oscilloscopes. There were no visible signs of forced entry.

Concession trailer damaged

Between 9 p.m. Aug. 30 and noon Sept. 1, a concession trailer located inside the fence surrounding Koskinen Stadium sustained $3,000 in damage.

Student charged with DukeCard fraud

On Sept. 5, Duke police charged student Lemonte Williams, a 20-year-old senior, with one count of financial card fraud. He allegedly made $1,060 in charges to another student's DukeCard without permission between May 8 and Aug. 1. He could not be reached for comment.

Locker contents pilfered

A student reported that between 1:55 and 2:01 p.m. Sept. 3, someone entered her unsecured locker on the third floor of the School of Law and stole her $30 wallet, containing $5 cash, credit cards, DukeCard, driver's license, $2,000 Toshiba laptop computer in a black leather case, $50 Black Harvey Greene carrying bag with a tan bottom and $150 worth of textbooks.

Monitor, lock snatched

Between 12:15 p.m. Sept. 3 and 6 p.m. Sept. 5, someone stole a $600 Dell/E151FP flat panel computer monitor and the $10 bass padlock that was securing it from the second floor of the School of Law.

Vehicles entered

Between Aug. 30 and Sept. 7, five vehicles were reported entered on campus.

While his vehicle was parked at 206 Oregon St. between 11:50 p.m. Aug. 30 and 12:10 a.m. Sept. 2, a student reported that someone stole his $250 Blaupunkt CD/Stereo receiver (Key Largo series, model Blau/DM2000), $300 MTX 12" subwoofer (Thunder 8000 series, model MTX/800) and $300 MTX trunk mount amplifier (model MTX/6000). Although there were no signs of forced entry, there was $50 in damage around the radio mount.

A student reported that between 12:47 and 4:25 p.m. Sept. 6, while her vehicle was parked in the N.C. 751 parking lot, someone entered her secured vehicle and stole her $290 Alpine CD player (model-ALP/CDM7874), $60 Pioneer personal CD player and two $15 gospel CDs. Also, $100 in damage was sustained from scratches on the passenger door near the handle.

A student reported that between 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3 and 2:45 p.m. Sept. 7, while his vehicle was parked at 304 Anderson St. on Central Campus, someone pried the window on the driver's door slightly away from the track and stole his $300 AIWA CD player.

Between 2 p.m. and 11 p.m. Sept. 6, while his vehicle was parked in the R. David Thomas Center parking lot, an employee reported that someone entered his secured vehicle and stole his $275 Kenwood stereo, causing $20 in damage to the dashboard. There were no signs of forced entry.

A employee reported that between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sept. 6, while her vehicle was parked in the H parking lot next to Greystone Church, someone damaged her $150 left front glass. It appeared as though a sharp object was used to break the window. Nothing was stolen.

Door damaged

An employee reported that someone broke out the $300 glass from the rear door to House N between 3:40 a.m. and 3:43 a.m. Sept. 8.

Books missing

Between 4:45 and 5:35 p.m. Sept. 4, a student reported that he left his $255 math and engineering books unattended in the fourth-floor stacks of Perkins Library. When he returned, his books were missing.

Purse snatched

A Medical Center patient reported that between 8:30 p.m. Sept. 3 and 1 a.m. Sept. 4, someone stole her $25 black leather change purse, containing $200 cash and various forms of identification. She reported that her property was stolen from her room located on 5400 Duke Hospital North.

Goal post damage assessed

Between midnight Aug. 31 and 7:55 a.m. Sept. 1, an employee reported that as he was cleaning the front steps of the Chapel he discovered paint chips on the steps. As he looked further he found some scratches and green paint transferred onto the Chapel facade. It appears as though the $100 in damage was caused by football goal posts that were found in the area.

Textbook stolen

A student reported that between 4:30 and 4:40 p.m. Sept. 4, someone stole her $52 Economic Regulation & Antitrust textbook while she was in the second-floor stacks of Perkins Library taking a nap.

Cellular phone taken

Between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 16, someone reported that her unsecured office was entered in the Sanford Institute of Public Policy and her $98 Audio Vox cellular phone was stolen.

Gate arm broken

A Duke officer discovered that between 3 and 3:20 a.m. Sept. 5, someone broke off a $50 Blue Zone gate arm on West Campus.

Crime briefs are compiled from Duke University Police Department reports. Anyone with knowledge about those responsible for these or other crimes at Duke can contact Lt. Davis Trimmer at 684-4713 or Durham CrimeStoppers at 683-1200.

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