Nov 28, 2012 (The Herald-Sun - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --
Church loses copper to thieves
DURHAM -- Thieves stole $3,500 worth of copper piping from Trinity United Methodist Church at 215 Church St. in downtown Durham. The theft was reported to police Monday.
In other crime:
-- A 31-year-old woman said she was robbed Monday in the 100 block of West Cornwallis Road. She said 90 prescription pills, $256 cash, a N.C. license, Social Security card and purse, with a total value of $403, were taken.
-- A trailer worth $500 was stolen Saturday from a house in the 1000 block of Aaron Circle.
-- Burglars broke into a house Monday in the 4500 block of Emerald Forest Drive and took a plastic bag with $55 in change and an electric shaver.
-- An Apple laptop computer, 46-inch Samsung LCD television, two rings and two bracelets valued at $4,499 were stolen Monday from a house in the 100 block of Stratford Lakes Drive.
-- Thieves took an Xbox and 12 Xbox games, Dell laptop computer and tablet computer worth $1,380 from a house in the 5300 block of Penrith Drive. The theft was reported to police Tuesday.
-- A break-in on Monday to a house in the 5900 block of Tattersail Drive netted thieves a briefcase, Sony television, Wii, Dell laptop computer, cell phone, jewelry and Nintendo gaming console. Total value of the property was $7,060.
-- An Extended Stay hotel on South Miami Boulevard was burglarized Sunday. Four televisions worth a total of $400 were taken.
Contact Keith Upchurch at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-419-6612.
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