The independent news organization of Duke University

CRIME BRIEFS

Jacket pilfered

Someone stole an employee's $200 hooded black leather jacket from a coat rack near the break area in Pickett Road Clinic between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nov. 19.

DukeCard stolen, used

A student placed her DukeCard in an unsecured cubbyhole near the monitor's desk in the Wilson Recreation Center weight room between 12:40 and 1:55 p.m. Nov. 21. When she returned, she realized that her card had been stolen. She later learned that someone had used her card to purchase $150 worth of items at the Duke Store in the Bryan Center.

Guitar grabbed

A student boarded the bus at the East Campus bus stop Nov. 26 at 11 p.m., leaving his $150 brown Jazmin/Takaminie colored acoustic lead guitar behind. When he returned to the bus stop to retrieve his guitar, it was gone.

Clothing stolen

Someone stole a student's $60 tennis shoes, $50 leather boots and two $40 Rugby shirts from House T Commons Room between 1 and 10 a.m. Nov. 25.

Walkway damaged

Someone caused $100 in damage to two square stone patio tiles in the West-Edens Link patio below walkway. Apparently a large rock was dropped from the overhead walkway between 1 p.m. Nov. 25 and 1 p.m. Nov. 26.

Dryer damaged

An employee reported at 10:45 a.m. Nov. 26 that someone had damaged a dryer at 2017 Yearby Street laundry room by pulling the front frame away from the body causing $100 damage.

Wallet taken

Someone stole a student's unprotected $100 wallet containing $10 cash, credit cards and drivers license from a cubicle located in the School of Law library between 6:40 and 6:45 p.m. Nov. 26.

Donations snatched

Someone stole $100 of miscellaneous canned goods and candies from a donation box located in House P Commons Room between 9 p.m. Nov. 21 and 10 a.m. Nov. 25.

CD player stolen

While an employee's secured vehicle was parked in the H parking lot on Hillsborough Road between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Nov. 20, someone stole his $60 portable CD player, $15 CD player carrying case and $15 CD. There were no signs of forced entry.

Another CD player stolen

While a visitor's vehicle was parked in the Fuqua School of Business lot between 3:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Nov. 17, someone entered his vehicle and stole his $75 Pioneer CD player.

Wallet pilfered

Someone stole a visitor's $50 wallet containing $2 cash, credit cards and driver's license from a third-floor room in Edens 2-C between 5 p.m. Nov. 24 and noon Nov. 25.

Jacket taken

Someone stole an employee's $50 unsecured black leather jacket, containing keys, from room 3901 of the Children's Hospital between 11:30 and 11:49 a.m. Nov. 22.

Locker entered

Someone entered a student's secured locker located on the third floor of the School of Law and stole his $35 torts case book and his $5 luggage combination lock between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Nov. 25.

Textbook taken

Someone stole a student's unprotected $35 Commercial Statues textbook from the School of Law third floor locker room between 3 p.m. Nov. 22 and 3 p.m. Nov. 25.

Make-up bag filched

Someone stole an employee's unsecured $35 make-up bag containing $36 cash and ATM card from under a table in the hallway of 2200 Duke North between 1:58 and 2:58 p.m. Nov. 24. She recovered her bag on the second floor near the elevator core with everything in it except the $36 cash.

Dry erase board stolen

Someone stole a $30 wall-mounted dry erase whiteboard and $20 of miscellaneous dry erase markers. Property was stolen from outside of 101-3 Bryan Center Union offices between 6 p.m. Nov. 22 and 3 p.m. Nov. 23.

Wallet thieved

An employee left her book bag containing diabetic supplies, blood testing machine, and wallet containing debit card and drivers licensee under a desk in Clinic 2-E between 10:45 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. Nov. 30. When she returned she discovered her property was missing. The diabetic supplies were recovered but the $25 wallet and its contents could not be located.

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

Discussion

Share and discuss “CRIME BRIEFS” on social media.