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Follow-Up: Former maintenance man charged in student housing break-ins

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GREENVILLE, N.C. - UPDATE: We're now learning more about Curtis Andrew Prax, accused breaking into 30 student apartments at North Campus Crossing.

Prax was a student at East Carolina University from August 2008 through May 2010 and then again from January through May 2013.

Under law, ECU is not allowed to tell 9 On Your Side the reason for leaving, readmitting and then leaving again.

Prax also has several drug charges from 2012 that are still pending.

He's scheduled to appear in court for the drug charges in August 2014.

Stay with 9 On Your Side as we continue to gather information on the North Campus Crossing break-ins.

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A former maintenance man is accused of a number of break-ins and larcenies at the North Campus Crossing apartment complex.

Most of the victims reported items missing from their rooms with no signs of forced entry.  Items stolen in the incidents include money, electronics, and jewelry. 

Curtis Andrew Prax is charged with 19 counts of Felony Breaking Entering and Larceny after Breaking Entering. Police say, at the time of his employment, Prax was a college student working at the complex in return for rent.
 
Prax was taken into custody on January 3. He was issued a $100,000 secured bond.

Police say the bulk of the break-ins took place during the student’s holiday break. However, additional reports of are expected as students return for classes next week.

If you have any information about the incidents, contact Greenville police at 252-329-4179. 

We'll have more details, including a victim of the robberies, at 9 On Your Side at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.
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