Police log: Chapel Hill police arrest suspect in shooting
Chapel Hill police investigate shooting
Chapel Hill Police Officers responded Friday morning to a report that someone had been shot at 102 S. Christopher Road in Chapel Hill. When officers arrived, they found a male that had been shot multiple times.
The subject was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is not being released pending notification of next of kin. The deceased was not a resident at the address.
Police arrested Bartholomew Romidas Scott, 35, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder. Scott was transported to the Orange County Jail and is being held without bond.
Both St. Thomas More School and Glenwood Elementary School were put into lockdown as a precaution during the initial phase of the investigation. There was no direct threat to either school.
Police responded to the residence just before noon on a breaking and entering call. When police arrived they found a man with a gunshot wound. He was transported to University of North Carolina Hospital. His condition had not been released at press time. The man shot did not live at the residence.
Denny’s to stay open after being hit by vehicle
DURHAM - A vehicle hit the Durham Denny’s, 7021 N. Carolina 751 about 4:15 Friday afternoon.
Owner Donnell Thompson said no employees or customers were injured when the car hit the restaurant. He said contractors would assess the damage, but no totals would be available until after the weekend.
The driver of the SUV was not injured. A 10-year-old passenger was treated and released at the scene. The driver told police he was attempting to break, but instead hit the gas.
Thompson said the restaurant will remain open over the weekend.
Business owner accused of embezzlement
RALEIGH – An Orange County business owner was arrested and charged with one count of embezzlement after a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Jay Sunde, 36 of West Weaver Street in Carrboro, was arrested Friday on felony tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.
Sunde, a corporate officer of Central Carolina Pool, allegedly aided and abetted in the embezzlement of $68,256.85 of company money between June 2009 and Jan. 22, 2013.
During that time he was the president of the company.
His bond was set at $100,000. Sunde is due to appear in Wake County District court on June 2.
Lauren Horsch is the police reporter for The Herald-Sun. She can be reached at 919-419-6646, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can follow her on Twitter at @LaurenHorsch.