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Student cited for alcohol

A Duke student was cited Saturday for underage possession of alcohol in front of House GG 1 at 3:55 a.m. Freshman James Kenyon, 19, said he was intoxicated and vomiting on West Campus Friday night when some police approached him. “I guess I feel like I still didn’t really do anything wrong,” Kenyon said. “I just got unlucky because they didn’t want me puking.” He said the police kept him on West for four hours before taking him home.

Employee arrested

An employee of Rick’s Diner was arrested Sunday on charges he stole money from a cash register. Toussaint Powell, Jr., 35, of Chapel Hill, was charged with larceny by an employee after investigators said he removed an undetermined amount of cash from the register and put it in his pocket. A woman who answered Powell’s telephone said he would not comment.

Colin Anderson, a manager at Rick’s, said Powell will no longer be working at the diner.

Spray paint damage reported

A vehicle and wall at Gilbert-Addoms Dormitory were vandalized this week with red spray paint. Graffiti was sprayed on the west exterior brick wall between Tuesday Feb. 14 and Wednesday Feb. 15, resulting in $50 in damage. Freshman David Hankla also reported that the hood and hood ornament on his 1998 Mercedes were sprayed with red paint, causing $150 in damage.

Vehicle incurs damage

A Mazda parked behind Baldwin Auditorium was damaged over the weekend. The owner reported leaving the silver car in the fifth spot from the east entrance Friday. When she returned Sunday, she discovered the damage. The front fender near the passenger door sustained a large dent, and the passenger side rear view mirror was missing. Estimated cost of damage is $850.

Telephones missing

A Duke Clinic employee reported three new telephone systems missing after they were delivered to the orange zone. The theft was reported Friday. The total worth of the telephone systems is $809.97.

 

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