UNC-Chapel Hill student arrested in Granville Towers break-in

From staff reportsNovember 17, 2013 

— A UNC-Chapel Hill student was arrested early Sunday after campus police responded to break-in reports at Granville Towers West.

Collin Williams, 20, of Charleston, S.C., was charged around 2 a.m. with two counts of breaking and entering. The UNC student directory lists his Chapel Hill address as 321 W. Cameron Ave.

Williams was taken to the Orange County Jail, where he was being held under a $2,000 secured bail, jail officials said.

Students were notified about the second-floor break-ins in a campus alert message. Williams is accused of entering a female resident’s room and lying in her bed, according to the report. The resident awoke to find him asleep in her bed and asked him to leave; Williams left without further incident, the report states.

Williams then entered another female student’s room and attempted to lie down in her bed, but left when the resident asked him to leave, the report states. According to the report, Williams tried to enter several more rooms on the same hall before UNC Public Safety officers arrested him.

Granville Towers is a privately run student residence hall in downtown Chapel Hill near the UNC-CH campus.

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