Family missing $11K in possession after burglary
DURHAM -- A Durham family came home last week to more than $11,000 worth of its possessions missing. Durham police responded to a burglary call on the 100 block of Joyland Street just after 3 p.m. on May 21.
While investigating the police found four laptops, various pieces of jewelry, beauty products, $2,515 in coins and cash, clothing and various other electronics missing from the house. In total, the items are valued at $11,271. The case is under investigation.
Thieves nab dental hygiene items
DURHAM -- Shoplifters at a Family Dollar on the 1100 block of Miami Boulevard stole more than $100 worth of tooth paste and toothbrushes on May 23.
In total the suspects made off with 25 tubes of tooth paste – eight Colgate brand and 17 Crest brand. Thieves also nabbed seven toothbrush heads and 2 tooth brushes.
All products were valued at $161.00.
Thief takes purses, wallets, pills from car
DURHAM – A black 2006 Infiniti parked on the 1900 block of Northgate Street was broken into last week, and more than $9,000 worth of belongings is missing.
Missing from the car were three purses valued at $5,600, four wallets valued at $2,480, four pairs sunglasses totaling $820, a dog leash, a prescription and $20 worth of Abilify pills. In all, the belongings in the car were worth $9,041.
In other crime news…
- Jessica Faye Legg, 34, of Angier Street was arrested for one count each of assault on a handicapped person, communicating threats and injury to personal property. All three are misdemeanors. She is in custody at the Durham County Jail. Her bond is set at $3,000.
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.