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Bed bugs making a comeback

By Tonia Bendickson - bio l email

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Bed bugs are making a comeback from New York to North Carolina.  And they're not just in beds anymore.  The little blood suckers are showing up in offices, retail stores, and even movie theaters.

The Mecklenburg County Health Department received 20 complaints about bed bugs in 2009.  So far this year, they've already investigated 16 complaints.  

Some of those cases in 2010 were confirmed bed bug infestations, while other have not yet been confirmed. 

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The following is a list of the 2010 bed bug complaints provided to us by the Health Department.    

  • 1/06/10 - Super 8 Motel #2926 - 5125 Equipment Drive - Confirmed
  • 1/22/10 - Super 8 Motel #2926 - 5125 Equipment Drive - Confirmed
  • 1/26/10 - Super 8 Motel #2926 - 5125 Equipment Drive - Confirmed
  • 2/01/10 - Super 8 Charlotte #10267 - 4924 Sunset Avenue - Confirmed
  • 3/25/10 - Knights Inn - 4115 Glenwood Drive - Unconfirmed
  • 4/27/10 - Lamplighter Inn - 4425 Eddleman Road - Confirmed
  • 4/30/10 - Royal Inn & Suites - 3433 Axer Road - Confirmed
  • 5/10/10 - Extended Stay America - 6035 Nations Ford Rd. - Confirmed
  • 5/18/10 - Parc at Sharon Amity - 4025 N. Sharon Amity Road - Inconclusive
  • 6/28/10 - Microtel Inn #NC24 - 20820 Torrence Chapel Road - Confirmed
  • 7/06/10 - Brookwood Inn #126 - 1200 W. Sugar Creek Road - Confirmed
  • 7/07/10 - Parc at Sharon Amity - 4025 N. Sharon Amity Road - Confirmed
  • 7/26/10 - Super 8 Motel #2926 - 5125 Equipment Drive - Unconfirmed
  • 7/26 - Sun Suites of Charlotte 8530 E. Independence Bv. - Inconclusive
  • 7/30 - Parc at Sharon Amity - 4025 N. Sharon Amity Road - Confirmed
  • 7/30 - Comfort Inn Executive Park - 5822 Westpark Drive - Unconfirmed 

 

 

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