Police log: Break-in on Mimosa; Apple Store robbed

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 04:49 PM

Thieves nab electronics, shoes in robbery
DURHAM – A homeowner in the 600 block of Mimosa Street in Durham came home July 22 to find almost $47,000 worth of her possession missing.
According to Durham police documents, between 8:25 a.m. and 3:35 p.m. suspects broke into the house and took $46,600 worth of TVs, jewelry, electronics and even shoes.
Four TVs were taken from the home, totaling $3,200. Collectively electronics such as laptops and tablet computers totaled $3,000. The suspects also nabbed about $40,000 worth of gold jewelry and $400 worth of tennis shoes.
Police have not made any arrests at this time.


Apple Store target in robbery
DURHAM -- Officers responded to an alarm at the Apple Store at the Streets at Southpoint about 3:40 a.m. on July 29. When authorities arrived, they discovered the storefront’s window had been smashed and items taken.
Police believe two men broke into the store wearing bandanas over their faces. They managed to get away with several iPads and MacBooks.. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.
Lauren Horsch is the police reporter for The Herald-Sun. She can be reached at 919-419-6646, or by email at lhorsch@heraldsun.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @LaurenHorsch.