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‘Cartoon’ guns cause police danger, ire
FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS
Hello Kitty stickers are causing police officers fits nationwide, the
University of Florida student newspaper reported.
Automatic weapons painted pink and covered in Hello Kitty and
flower stickers are a prime example of the increasing trend of criminals
painting real guns to look like toys, according to a notice recently circulated among
officers at the Gainesville, Fla., police department.
The paint job is intended to fool the observer, said Lt. Rob Koehler of GPD’s Tactical
Impact Unit. “If you saw this, your initial impulse would be, This is a toy,” he said.
Koehler said these guns are more dangerous to police because they can cause officers
to hesitate from using force or avoiding danger.
NOTED. An out-of-work, poverty-stricken
South Korean man has been detained for cook
ing his landlady's pet dog.
While he was cooking the chihuahua he set
fire to his clothes. Firefighters were called after
neighbors saw smoke rising from his home. They
caught the man under the influence of alcohol.
He said he cooked the dog because he was
Quartet performance: The
Bradshaw Quartet will perform at
the Century Center in Carrboro.
The Quartet consists of Charles
Bradshaw, Matthew Busch,
Brad Kitner and Odessa Shaw Jr.
Admission is free.
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Location: Century Center in
Film and discussion: The Minority
Student Caucus will show a movie
and allowstudents to talk about the
Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: Michael Hooker Research
Center, BCBS Auditorium
Interactive theater performance
Interactive Theatre Carolina will
perform a program about the stereo
types that affect many different races
around the world. There will be a dis
cussion after the performance.
Time 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Bingham 103
Lecture series: As part of the RENCI
Distinguished Lecture Series, the
chief technology advocate for Google
Earth, Michael Jones, will talk about
QUOTED. “I was saved by a DVD. How lucky
can you get?"
Colleton County, S.C., Fire and Rescue
Director Barry Mcßoy. who said he was leaving
a Waffle House restaurant when two men ran in
fighting over a gun. A bullet hit one of the strug
gling men, broke a window and then hit Mcßoy.
His copy of a TV show on fire extinguishers cush
ioned the blow, and he only suffered a bruise.
"Informing the Global Information
Time: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Auditorium, FedEx Global
High school play: Chapel Hill High
School students will present "A Night
of One-Acts." Admission is S3. For more
information call 969-2461.
Time. 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hanes Theatre at Chapel
Hill High School
Free chocolate: Mary Butler from
the Carolina Confectionery Company
will hand out chocolates at Market
Street Books. For more information,
Time: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Market Street Books
Scholar seminar: History professor
Uoyd Kramer will present a two-day
seminar program about Paris A regis
tration fee required, but teachers and
first-time participants can receive 50
percent off tuition. Contact Caroline
Dyar for more information at 962-1546.
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: UNC Campus
Pancake jamboree: At the Annual
Kiwanis Pancake Jamboree, attendees
can have pancakes sausage, milk, cof
fee or tea, all for $6.
Time: 5 p.m, to 9 p.m.
Location. Chapel Hill Bible Church,
260 Erwin Road.
Women's choral showcase: Area
high school women's choirs will sing
with the UNC Women's Glee Club.
Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: Hill Hall Auditorium
Improv show: Chapel Hill Players
is hosting an improv show that also
features other college improv groups
as part of the Dirty South Improv
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Hamilton Hall
To make a calendar submission,
or e-mail Deputy Managing Editor
Rachel Ullrich at dthcatendarOgmail.
com. Events will be published in the
newspaper on the day and the day
before they take place and will be
posted online when received.
Submissions must be sent in by
noon the preceding publication date.
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SEX, DRUGS & ROCK ‘N’ ROLL
UNC professor Jane Brown presents her research on
the effects of media on teenage health at the School
of Public Health on Wednesday. Her presentation
focused on the effects of violence and sexuality in the media on
adolescent behavior. For the full story, visit dailytarheel.com.
■ A Chapel Hill man was
arrested for littering, according to
Chapel Hill police reports.
Paul Eugene Herbert, 58, of 100
W. Rosemary St., was arrested at
2:58 p.m. Tuesday after he was
found littering on the Duke Power
right of way, reports state.
Herbert was cited and released
and is scheduled to appear in
District Criminal Court on April
2, reports state.
■ A Chapel Hill teenager was
arrested for possession of drugs
and drug paraphernalia, according
to Chapel Hill police reports.
Kraig Corey Anderson, IS,
of 812 Deseret Lane, was found
in possession of 4.5 grams of
marijuana at 9:39 p.m. Tuesday,
Anderson was released on a
written promise to appear in court,
according to reports.
He is scheduled to appear in
District Criminal Court on April
28, reports state.
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■ An incident of disturbing the
peace was reported at 11:51 p.m.
Monday at the home of a UNC
student, according to Chapel Hill
Someone took the students
television for collateral following
a verbal argument over money,
The incident occurred at 425
Hillsborough St., according to
■ A UNC Hospitals employee
was arrested for driving with a
suspended or revoked license,
according to Chapel Hill police
Jeffrey Moore, 48, of 815
Chalmers St. in Durham, was
arrested at 10:51 p.m. Tuesday at
the intersection of East Franklin
Street and Carolina Road, reports
Moore was released on a writ
ten promise to appear in District
Criminal Court on April 1, reports