UVA law student arrested and charged after breaking into office of registrar

UVA police have charged a UVA law student with two counts of breaking and entering and one count of possession of burglary tools after an investigation concluded that he broke into the University Registrar’s office at Carruther’s Hall. According to UVA’s release, Joshua Peter Gomes may have entered Carruther’s Hall with the intent to steal official transcript paper. Gomes was taken into custody without incident near Carruther’s Hall shortly before 3:00 a.m. on December 7, 2011.

Gomes, 25,  is currently being held at the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail. 

His bond hearing is set for December 12.  

Joshua Peter Gomes.

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