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Students cars broken into

It was discovered May 17 that five vehicles owned by students were broken into at 206 Oregon Street and 1708 Pace Street between the hours of 1 p.m. May 16 and 10:31 a.m. May 17. Windows were damaged to gain entry. A $120 Sony compact disc player, a $100 car stereo with a face plate, a $220 Pioneer stereo with a compact disc and a bracelet of undetermined value were stolen. Damage is estimated at $1,000, including the dashboard around the stereo, the air conditioning control panel face and the passenger-side door of one car.

Two charged on pot possession

On May 18 at 9:14 p.m., police came upon two subjects sitting at the picnic area of the Faculty Club. Subsequent investigation resulted in Michael Philip Gilbert, DOB May 22, 1982, and Benjamin Summerell, DOB March 17, 1983, being charged with simple possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Two multicolored glass marijuana pipes, a plastic sandwich bag containing a small amount of marijuana, a small glass container with an unknown quantity of marijuana and a black film canister containing numerous marijuana seeds were confiscated.Both were placed under a $1,000 bond and given July 1 court dates. Neither of the subjects were Duke employees or students. They could not be reached for comment.


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