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September 25, 2001

Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences Building (ACES), 201 East 24th Street

Discovered on 9-21-01 at 3:30 p.m.

Theft: A marble tile was stolen from a fountain on the southeast corner of the building. Loss value: $50.00.

1900 block of San Jacinto Blvd.

Occurred on 9-24-01 at 2:30 a.m.

Driving While Intoxicated: A non-UT subject was found to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

2200 block of San Jacinto Blvd.

Occurred on 9-24-01 at 6:00 p.m.

Theft: A license plate was stolen from a vehicle. Loss value: $20.00.

Sid Richardson Hall, 2300 Red River

Occurred on 9-24-01 between 8:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Theft: An unattended purse and its contents were stolen from a table in a third floor break room. Loss value: $30.00.

300 block of 24th Street

Occurred on 9-24-01 at 10:00 p.m.

Assault: An unknown subject struck a UT subject in the head with a pizza box.

BEWARE

Current Fraud/Con Scheme On Campus: Southwestern Bell, Telecom, Pacific Bell, MCI, Bell Atlantic and GTE have confirmed the following fraud/con scheme. Victim receives a call from an individual identifying themselves as telephone service technicians who are conducting a test on telephone lines. They state that to complete the test, victim should touch nine (9), zero (0), the pound sign (#), and then hang up. By doing this, you give the requesting individual full access to your telephone line, which enables them to place long distance calls billed to your home phone number. This scam has been originating from many local jails/prisons.