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Vehicle entered

A visitor reported that between 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Jan. 6 his vehicle was broken into while parked in Edens B parking lot. The left side window appeared to have been opened, causing $50 worth of damage and $200 damage to the console. The visitor's $299 JVC CD player, two Polk Audio speakers worth $680 and one $12 CD were stolen.

Parka pilfered

Someone stole a visitor's $500 "Mountain Adventure" gray and black pull-over parka sometime between 10 p.m. Jan. 10 and 12:05 a.m. Jan. 11 from the Washington Duke Inn bar.

Belongings taken

A student reported that between 9 a.m. Jan. 9 and 12:30 p.m. Jan. 10, when her secured vehicle was parked at 1914 Lewis St., someone stole her $150 Bell 180 radar detector, $60 Uniden radar detector, five CD's worth $60 and $50 cash. There were no signs of forced entry.

CD player stolen

Someone entered an employee's secured vehicle between 6:35 a.m. and 8:13 p.m. while it was parked in the H parking lot at Yearby and Anderson Streets and stole her $300 Pioneer CD player.

Palm Pilot snatched

A visitor reported that at 2:15 p.m. Jan. 7 she parked her vehicle at gate #3 of the Duke Forest on N.C. 751. She returned at 3 p.m. and discovered that the $150 right rear window had been broken and her $100 M-105 Palm Pilot had been stolen.

Windows broken

An employee reported that, while her vehicle was parked at the Diet and Fitness Center at 804 East Trinity Ave., someone broke the $200 driver's side window, but nothing was stolen.

Someone entered an employee's vehicle between 8:30 a.m. and 4:48 p.m., while it was parked in the RX parking lot located behind CCB, 800 block of LaSalle Street. The $150 right side window was broken, but nothing was stolen.

Glucose meter stolen

Someone stole a visitor's $15 black and beige bag, $100 glucose meter (Accu-Chek Compact) and $30 in other medications from the Duke North Lobby, sometime between 11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Jan. 10.

License plate stolen

A visitor reported that between 5:15 p.m. and 8 p.m. Jan. 9, someone stole her license plate N.C. MRV-3314, while it was parked in the Parking Garage 2.

Belongings thieved

An employee reported that between noon and 1 p.m. Jan. 10, someone entered her unlocked office in the Duke Clinic Blue Zone and stole her $75 Kippling backpack containing her $50 wallet, credit cards, $15 cash, driver's license, Social Security card and keys.

Vehicle entered

Sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 9:52 a.m. Jan. 11, someone entered a visitor's secured vehicle parked in the parking lot at Sarah P. Duke Gardens. A window was broken out and a $40 Easy Spirit purse-containing her $30 "Spree" wallet, $50 black Sprint cell phone, credit cards, driver's license, Social Security Card and key-were stolen.

Radios taken

Sometime between 5 p.m. Jan. 9 and 10:30 a.m. Jan. 10, someone entered a room 224 of the Eye Center and stole an employee's two $100 Motorola two-way radios from an unsecured cabinet.

Vacuum filched

An employee reported that between 8 a.m. Dec. 23 and 6 a.m. Jan. 6, someone entered a housekeeping service closet located in the West Union Building and stole a $60 Clark upright vacuum cleaner.

Wallet taken

Someone entered a conference room in Duke Clinic 1-B and stole an employee's unprotected $20 wallet, containing $30 cash, credit/check cards and driver's license, between 8 a.m. and 2:10 p.m. Dec. 11. The employee later learned that her credit card had been used in several locations in Durham.

Belongings taken, check cashed

An employee reported that between 7:15 a.m. Jan. 7 and 9 a.m. Jan. 8, someone entered her unsecured office and stole her $45 wallet, containing credit cards and checks. She later learned that one of her checks had been passed at the Duke Credit Union on Jan. 7.

Handbag stolen

An employee reported that between 8:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Dec. 17, someone entered her office located in MSRB and stole her $20 unprotected white handbag, containing $10 cash, keys, eyeglasses, sunglasses and identification card.

Wallet lifted

An employee with Duke Primary Care at 4020 Roxboro Rd. reported that her wallet was stolen from her purse between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 30. The victim said her purse was in an unlocked cabinet in the nurses work station. She said that she did see a woman behind the counter who left the area quickly after the nurse asked if she needed help. The woman is described as a black female in her 30s, 5'3" and 110 lbs. The victim reported that her wallet and contents are valued at $30.

Toys thieved

The mother of an infant patient reported that a pillowcase containing $40 in toys and other items was stolen from her daughter's room between 10:15 p.m. Dec. 24 and 10 a.m. Dec. 25 in the Medical Center. The mother said that the items were marked with her daughter's name and left in the hospital room. When she returned to the room on Christmas Day, the items were gone.

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.


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