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Free Weekend Parking for the Holiday Season

Shop and eat locally this holiday season in downtown Chapel Hill! The Town of Chapel Hill's parking specials begin on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 23) and continue through the weekend including Small Business Saturday (Nov. 25) with free public parking downtown.

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Arrest Made in Tuesday's Sexual Assault

Post Date:10/12/2017 7:48 AM

The Chapel Hill Police Department arrested Kameron Dwayne Ballen of Althorp Drive, Raleigh, at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, for a sexual assault reported on Tuesday, Oct. 10. He was arrested on Pinegate Circle in Chapel Hill and charged with one felony count of second-degree forcible rape.

Ballen is being held at the Orange County Jail under a $200,000 secured bond.

Previously released: The Chapel Hill Police Department is seeking information about a sexual assault that was reported at around 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10.

The victim reported the suspect as a dark-skinned, black male, approximately 5 feet, 6 inches tall, and approximately 20 years old. The incident was reported in the area of Eastowne Drive, near U.S. Highway 15-501 (Fordham Boulevard) and I-40.

If you have information about the incident, please call the Chapel Hill Police Department during regular business hours at 919-968-2760 or at any time of day call either 911 or Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515.  Calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential and anonymous, and the caller may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000 for information that leads to arrest.


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