Naked UNC student charged after police use stun gun to subdue him in dorm hallway

03/31/2014 7:40 AM

02/15/2015 10:46 AM

A University of North Carolina student whom police found naked in a hallway in his Lewis Residence Hall dormitory faces a string of charges, including going into a female student’s room without permission.

Charles Love Talmadge, 20, of Charlotte, who The Daily Tar Heel student newspaper identified as a sophomore, was arrested after police used a stun gun to control him Friday night in a hallway of the dorm at 203 Raleigh St., police said.

Police got a call at 11:18 p.m. about a man who was naked and acting oddly in a third-floor hallway at Lewis, according to an informational message posted for the university community.

The university’s online directory says Talmadge lives on the third floor.

Police were told the man had gone into a female student’s room.

Talmadge was charged with breaking and entering, resisting arrest, assaulting police officers, injury to personal property, misdemeanor marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Court records show he also is scheduled for an appearance May 6 on 2013 charges of misdemeanor marijuana possession, possession of paraphernalia, injury to property and misdemeanor larceny.

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