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DevilWatch: cocaine and stolen popcorn

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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November drug reports included cocaine in Duke Hospital North, marijuana on Pace St., Wannamaker and Craven Quad. There was also underage consumption reported in Aycock, Alspaugh, Giles,West bus stop, Campus Dr., House S Dorm, N. Duke St. and Gilbert Addams.

There were Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) arrests on East Campus, Fulton St. and Erwin Rd., N. Buchanan Blvd and W. Main St.

Additional November arrests include three counts of second trespass in Duke Hospital North, cocaine and drug paraphernalia in Duke Hospital North, unauthorized use of motor vehicle in Circuit Dr. parking lot, simple assault in Duke Hospital North, second degree trespass at the Trent bus stop, attempted robbery on Watts St. and Urban St. and second degree trespass in Perkins.

Thefts this month have included an electric skateboard, six reports of currency, four credit cards, keys, license tag, eight laptops, three bicycles, eight wallets, camera, three purses, mp3 player, three GPS's, thinkpad, computer monitor, parking decal, computer privacy screen, projector, textbooks, license plate, black bag, cell phone, iPod, iPad, iPhone, scooter, helmet, popcorn, parking pass, prescription sheets, copper wire and control cable.

Other notable crimes were harassing phone calls in House FF Dorm and Durham Regional Hospital, weapon in Gilbert Addams,


Total number of crimes: 91

Thefts: 58

Stolen electronics: 21

Arrests: 12

Vehicle breaking and entering: 10


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