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December 16, 2002

Colorado Building, 702 Colorado

Discovered on 12-13-02 at 8:30 p.m.

Graffiti: Black spray paint was used to write letters and an arrow on the northeast exterior wall. Removal cost: $300.00.

Colorado Building, 702 Colorado

Occurred on 12-15-02 at 1:30 a.m.

Public Intoxication: A University of Texas System guard observed a non-UT subject walking and stumbling along 7th Street. Subject entered the garage and got into a vehicle parked in the garage. When UT police arrived subject was found passed out (due to alcohol poisoning) behind the wheel with the vehicle's engine running.

Gregory Gymnasium, 2101 Speedway

Occurred on 12-14-02 at 7:20 p.m.

Theft: A set of keys and a UTID were stolen from a bench beside a second floor basketball court. The owner had been playing basketball when a "slight scuffle" broke out between him and one of three unknown male subjects during the game. After the "scuffle" the three subjects sat down where the keys and UTID had been. The three subjects "suddenly jumped up" and left the gym. At that time the keys and UTID were found missing. The unknown subject involved in the scuffle was called "Leali" by his other two friends. Subject was described as a white male, twenty years of age, 5'6", 150, shaved head and painted on eyebrows.

Hill Hall Dormitory, 216 East 21st Street

Occurred between 11-28-02 at 12:01 a.m. and 12-15-02 at 11:20 p.m.

Harassing Communication: Numerous telephone calls are being made to a first floor dormitory room. The caller does not say anything but just hangs up and then immediately calls back.

Beauford H. Jester Center West, 201 East 21st Street

Occurred between 10-2002 and 12-15-02 at 10:05 a.m.

Harassing Communication: Numerous telephone calls are being made to a 14th floor dormitory room. The caller is described as a young male that could be 18 to 20 years of age. The caller uses obscene and profane language and at times tries to disguise his voice as a female.

Mary E. Gearing Hall, 200 West 24th Street

Occurred on 12-14-02 at 4:20 a.m.

Assist an Outside Agency: A non-UT subject was seen attempting to open an exterior window on the south side of the building. Subject was found to have an outstanding outside agency arrest warrant for failing to appear on a charge of public intoxication.

Parking Garage #7, 1815 Trinity

Occurred on 12-14-02 at 3:18 a.m.

Theft: Two UT students were found in possession of an A-frame parking sign that they put in the back of a 1997 Chevrolet pickup that was parked on level five. The sign belonged to Parking and Transportation. Recovered value: $30.00.

Parking Garage #7, 1815 Trinity

Occurred on 12-15-02 between 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Leaving the Scene Collision: A green 2000 Honda was struck in the left side while it was parked on level five by an unknown vehicle that left the scene without giving notice. The collision caused a 38" x 12" dent and scrape from the rear wheel well to the rear of the front door. Repair cost: $800.00.

Parking Lot 110, 2200 Comal Street

Occurred on 12-15-02 between 4:30 p.m. and 4:50 p.m.

Burglary of Motor Vehicle: A rock was used to break out the left front window of a 1995 Honda that was parked on the south side of the Parking Lot. The AM/FM/CD player was stolen from the dashboard. Repair cost: $400.00. Loss value: $150.00.

Perry-Castañeda Library, 101 East 21st Street

Occurred on 12-13-02 between 9:00 a.m. and 9:05 a.m.

Theft: A book bag was stolen from a fourth floor study room when the owner went to use the restroom. The book bag was then found in another study room on the fourth floor. A "Probability and Statistics" textbook, a white Casio scientific calculator and a small zipper bag with pen and pencils were stolen from the book bag. Loss value: $160.00.

Perry-Castañeda Library, 101 East 21st Street

Occurred on 12-13-02 at 8:55 a.m.

Attempted Theft: A backpack was left on a table on the third floor. When the owner returned to his backpack, he found an unknown subject looking through his backpack. When confronted, the subject immediately left the area. Subject was described as a white male, early twenties, 5'11" with blonde hair and a "thinning beard."

Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, #2 West Mall

Occurred on 12-14-02 at 2:32 a.m.

Criminal Trespass: A non-UT subject was found in the basement in an area that was closed to the public. Subject had received a prior written criminal trespass warning and has been arrested in the past for criminal trespass.

Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, #2 West Mall

Occurred on 12-15-02 at 7:00 p.m.

Attempted Theft / Criminal Trespass: A non-UT subject set off the book detector alarm at the first floor exit. His backpack contained a UT library reference book that is not supposed to be removed from the library. Subject was issued a written criminal trespass warning.

San Jacinto Residence Hall, 309 East 21st Street

Occurred on 12-13-02 at 10:10 p.m.

Harassing Communication: Obscene and threatening web messages were received on a computer terminal in a second floor south tower dormitory room.

Union Building, #4 West Mall

Occurred on 12-13-02 at 9:00 p.m.

Criminal Trespass: An unauthorized non-UT subject entered a private Christmas party on the third floor and kept asking the bartender for alcohol. Subject was issued a written criminal trespass warning.

Union Building, #4 West Mall

Occurred on 12-14-02 at 5:50 p.m.

Criminal Trespass: A non-UT subject was found asleep on the fourth floor in an area that is reserved for faculty, staff and students. Subject was issued a written criminal trespass warning.

Union Building, #4 West Mall

Occurred on 12-15-02 between 1:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.

Graffiti: A dark colored ink was used to write a word on the inside of the door to elevator #2. Removal cost: $10.00.

2000 Red River

Occurred on 12-15-02 at 4:20 a.m.

Driving While Intoxicated / Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor: From a parked position along Dean Keeton, a 1997 Toyota pulled out in front of a marked University police vehicle without giving a signal. While traveling along Dean Keeton and Red River, the Toyota was seen swerving back and forth across multiple lanes and across the double yellow center lane into the opposing traffic lane. This resulted in several cars having to take evasive action to avoid a collision. The driver was a UT student under the age of twenty-one and was found under the influence of an alcoholic beverage.