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Man accused of stealing GPS, iPod from vehicles

Posted December 21, 2008

— Durham police charged a 21-year-old man with breaking into two vehicles and stealing an iPod charger and global-positioning satellite unit.

Officers arrested Jesus Mendoza, of North Roxboro Street, Saturday. He was charged with two counts of breaking-and-entering a motor vehicle, larceny and obtaining property by false pretenses.

Investigator said that Mendoza broke into a vehicle in a parking lot on Ben Franklin Boulevard Dec. 4 and a vehicle on Front Street Dec. 9.

He was being held in the Durham County Jail under a $4,000 bond Sunday.


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