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Dad sends 9-year-old on beer run
FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS
On the eve of Thanksgiving, a father and son tried to start anew family
Joshua Fagan was arrested for endangering a minor and has been charged
with child abuse after having his 9-year-old son make a beer run.
Fagan said he is always too drunk to drive and thought he was playing it safe by
making his son take the wheel instead.
Neighbors said Fagan lost his job in construction, his wife divorced him and he is
a single father caring for two sons.
“They go camping; they go fishing; they love each other,” said Fagan’s neighbor
Leslie Gower. “I know he’s a good father, but he’s probably stressed.”
NOTED. More than 160 mountain bikers
suffered food poisoning caused by contami
nated sheep droppings along the Welsh coun
The cyclists tested positive for a bacterium
that is usually caused by consuming uncooked
meat and poultry. They are believed to have got
ten sick by eating snacks and meals during the
event without washing their hands first.
Art opening: An exhibit of paint
ings by Judy Bauman will open at
Market Street Books. For more infor
mation, visit marketstreetbooks.
rime: 10 a.m.
Location: 610 Market St.
Latin reading: Professor Tom
Stumpf will read Dr. Seuss' 'How
the Grinch Stole Christmas" in
English, while George Morgan will
read the book in Latin. This event is
a favorite for young and old, with
free cookies, cider and hot choco
late for all.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Bull's Head Bookshop
Human rights lecture: Professor
Michael Byers, of the University
Of British Columbia, will give a
lecture titled 'Not Just Words: The
Remarkable Resilience Of Human
Rights.” Byers' work focuses on
the interaction of international law
and politics, particularly regarding
human rights, international orga
nizations, the use of military force,
the Arctic and Canada-United States
NOTED. Utah State Sen. Chris Buttars wants
to outlaw “Happy Holidays” from retail mar*
He is sponsoring a resolution that asks the
legislature to oppose what he calls the “War on
Buttars said retailers should embrace
Christmas in their promotions and celebrate the
fact that the United States is a Christian nation.
Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: FedEx Global Education
Holiday bash: Local band the
Squirrel Nut Zippers will perform a
holiday extravaganza of sights and
sounds at the Arts Center. The cost is
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: 300-G E. Main St.
Author discussion: Internationalist
Books and Community Center will
hold its monthly discussion of Ralph
Waldo Emerson. Call 942-1740 for
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: 405 W. Franklin St.
Poverty dinner: Advocates for
Grassroots Development in Uganda is
hosting an interactive dinner discussion
to highlight disparities between coun
tries and to discuss poverty. Participants
will eat according to which type of
country they are assigned before a
discussion by keynote speaker Leoncio-
Flavio Rojas, a postdoctoral research
associate in biostatistics.
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Student Union, Room 3206
Patent application seminar: The
Office of Technology Development
is hosting a seminar on the practi
cal aspects of patenting, including
what makes an idea patentable,
strategies for successful patent
application filing and prosecution,
and avoiding pitfalls such as issues
with inventorship, public disclosure
and prior art.
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m
Location: Sitterson Hall, Room 014
Wine tasting: The Hillsborough
Wine Company will host a high-end
wine tasting that features Barolo,
Brunello and other Tuscan wines.
The event is free and open to the
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: 200 S. Churton St. in
To make a calendar submission,
Events will be published in the
newspaper on either the day and
the day before they take place.
Submissions must be sent in by
noon the preceding publication date.
Photos of the week
DTH FILE/GRACE KOERBER
Senior captain Michael Callahan tries to steal the ball from UlC's
Derek Huffman. The Tar Heels won the Round of 16 match-up, 3-2.
Psalm 100 led the audience in a sing-a-long of the "Twelve Days
of Christmas," in a holiday concert benefiting Relay for Life.
■ A Pittsboro resident was
arrested Monday for possession of
crack cocaine, according to Chapel
Hill police reports.
Authorities found 0.3 grams
of the drug in Andras Miguel
Lahocinsky’s, 40, yellow-blue
Mazda Blazer. Lahocinsky faces
a felony charge of possession of
a schedule II narcotic and a mis
demeanor charge of possession of
drug paraphernalia, reports state.
He was released in lieu of $3,000
bond and is expected in court today,
according to reports.
■ Police were at the scene of an
accident Sunday when the car’s owner
called to report it stolen, according to
Carrboro police reports.
Police found the owner intoxi
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cated by his home after he did not
meet authorities by his car, which
was overturned in a ditch on Old
Pittsboro Road, reports state.
The owner said he parked the car
at a friend's house and took a taxi
home, although a Carrboro fire
fighter said he saw the owner and
another person walking away from
the wrecked car, reports state.
The owner's keys and cell phone
were in the vehicle, reports state.
■ A suspicious man carrying a
dog was reported Monday, accord
ing to Carrboro police reports.
The complainant said that when
her children approached the man on
Pathway Drive, he said, “You don’t
want to pet this dog,” reports state.
Police couldn’t locate the man.