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DevilWatch: Drunk and drugged Dukies

In the weekly blog series DevilWatch, The Chronicle‘s Melissa Dalis highlights each week’s crimes, as released by the Duke University Police Department.

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Drugs and alcohol crimes comprised 25 percent of the crimes this week: underage consumption in Bryan Center Walkway, Edens 3A and Erwin Rd. BP station, possession of a fake ID in the BP station, possession of drug paraphernalia in Bell Tower and "possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, aid and abet, and underage" in House HH.

Thefts this week included bottles of soda and water, a credit card, two counts of currency, two iPhones, an iPod and a pair of riding boots.

There were four assaults: one on a female in the Durham Regional Hospital, three law enforcement officers at the Durham Regional Hospital, Broad St. and the Washington Duke Inn and a "simple assault" in Jarvis.

The assaults at Broad St. and the WaDuke resulted in arrest, as well as the count of underage consumption and possession of a fake ID at the Erwin Rd. BP station.


Total crimes: 20

Thefts: 7

Saturday crimes: 6

Crimes in dorms: 6

Law enforcement officers assaulted: 3

Underage consumption: 3


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