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January 28, 2003

Brackenridge Apartments, 400 Jasper

Occurred between 1-23-03 at 10:00 a.m. and 1-24-03 at 10:50 a.m.

Leaving the Scene Collision: A green 1996 Honda Accord was struck in the left door by an unknown vehicle that left the scene of the collision without leaving notice. White and yellow paint was transferred onto the vehicle that was struck. Repair cost: $500.00.

J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Bureau of Economic Geology Research and Administration Building, 10100 Burnet Road

Occurred between 1-23-03 at 2:00 p.m. and 1-27-03 at 8:30 a.m.

Criminal Mischief: A four-drawer file cabinet inside a secured third floor office had one of the drawers forcibly pried opened. The file cabinet has never been locked because no one had a key to it. The file cabinet did have a safety feature where if one drawer is even slightly open a second drawer cannot be opened. Students and staff file records and maps in the cabinet and it did not contain anything of monetary value. Repair cost: $150.00.

Lake Austin Center, 3001 Lake Austin Blvd.

Occurred on 1-23-03 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Graffiti: A black felt marker was used to write gang-style lettering on a south and north wall. Removal cost: $100.00.

Lake Austin Center, 3001 Lake Austin Blvd.

Discovered on 1-24-03 at 3:03 p.m.

Graffiti: A black felt marker was used to write gang-style lettering on two walls inside a 1st floor men's restroom. Removal cost: $50.00.

Parking Lot 103, 2100 Comal Street

Occurred on 1-24-03 at 7:00 a.m.

Burglary of Motor Vehicle: A UT staff member observed an unknown subject break the left rear vent window out of a green 1994, enter the vehicle and within 30-seconds to 1 minute steal a Aiwa AM/FM/CD player from the dashboard. Subject was last seen walking northeast through the Parking Lot toward Comal. Repair cost: $100.00. Loss value: $100.00.

Parking Lot 104, 1900 North IH-35

Occurred between 1-20-03 at 5:00 p.m. and 1-24-03 at 11:58 a.m.

Criminal Mischief: The left front window was broken out of a gray Mazda. The faceplate for the radio was found on the center console. Nothing was stolen from the vehicle. Repair cost: $200.00.

Parking Lot 104, 1900 North IH-35

Occurred between 1-18-03 at 12 noon and 1-24-03 at 3:45 p.m.

Theft of Motor Vehicle: A silver 1992 Chevrolet Blazer was stolen from the northwest side of the Parking Lot. The vehicle had an American flag on the right side of the rear bumper and an NRA sticker on the left side of the rear bumper. The front of the vehicle had a black grill and both sides of the vehicle had black running foot rails. Loss value: $3,000.

Parking Lot 109, 2200 Leona Street

Occurred between 1-18-03 at 7:00 p.m. and 1-20-03 at 12:51 p.m.

Burglary of Motor Vehicle: The right side window was broken out of a black 1998 Ford Ranger pickup while it was parked along the south curbline. An Alpine CD player was stolen from the dashboard. Repair cost: $150.00. Loss value: $150.00.

Parking Lot 110, 2200 Comal Street

Occurred on 1-27-03 between 12:30 a.m. and 3:20 a.m.

Burglary of Motor Vehicle: The right rear window was broken out of a red 1998 Chevrolet Blazer while it was parked on the south side of the Parking Lot. Two MTX 12-inch subwoofers in a speaker box were stolen from the rear cargo area. A D-cell Mag-lite was found in the back seat that did not belong to the owner. Repair cost: $200.00. Loss value: 120.00.

Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, #2 West Mall

Occurred on 1-28-03 at 12:45 a.m.

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

San Jacinto Residence Hall, 309 East 21st Street

Occurred on 1-26-03 at 7:30 p.m.

Criminal Trespass: An unknown subject #1 entered an unsecured dormitory room while the female resident was studying. The subject stated he was taking a poll about who she thought would win the Super Bowl. Subject was told to leave but failed to do so until the resident started to pick up the telephone. Two other unknown subjects #2 and #3 were seen standing in the hallway outside her door. A similar incident occurred in the fall semester and approximately two weeks ago these same subjects entered another other female resident's dormitory room and have also been seen knocking on doors. It is believed that the subjects are not students or residents but are getting into the dormitory by "tailgating" (going through a door after a resident unlocks it.) Subject #1 was described as a black male, 6', approximately 20 years of age with a thin muscular build. Subject was last seen wearing a light colored t-shirt, basketball shorts and a denim jacket. Subject #2 was described as a black male, 20 years of age, 5'8" with a medium muscular build. Subject #3 was described as a black male, "tall" with no other description.

Simkins Hall Dormitory, 2501 San Jacinto Blvd.

Occurred on 1-27-03 between 2:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.

Criminal Mischief: A silver Ford Mustang and a white Ford Taurus had tomatoes smashed against the vehicles' exterior while parked unattended in Parking Lot 58. During the time the criminal mischief could have occurred a UT student entered and exited the dormitory using a second floor resident's card. The student had borrowed the resident's card but has failed to return it. The student knows both complainants and was banned from the dormitory due to illegal drug activity that occurred in October 2002. The banned student was described as an Asian male, 18 years of age, 5'9", 190 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Cleanup cost: $15.00.

T. S. Painter Hall, 103 West 24th Street

Occurred on 1-28-03 at 2:45 a.m.

Criminal Trespass / Possession of a Controlled Substance / Possession Narcotic Paraphernalia: A non-UT subject was found in a ground floor hallway that was closed to the public. Subject had received a prior written criminal trespass warning. Subject was found in possession of a small metal pipe with marijuana residue on it and a small wooden box that contained marijuana.

2400 San Jacinto

Occurred on 1-24-03 at 2:48 p.m.

Failure to Identify / Assist an Outside Agency: A non-UT subject was found asleep under a blanket on the east bank of Waller Creek. Subject gave a false name and date of birth. Subject was found to have an outstanding outside agency arrest warrant for failure to appear on a public intoxication arrest.

2000 Speedway

Occurred on 1-27-02 at 3:30 a.m.

Possession of a Controlled Substance: A UT staff member was driving a marked UT vehicle in 1900 block of Speedway when he was stopped by a non-UT subject. The staff member was offered some marijuana in exchange for a ride to North Lamar. The staff member declined the offer. UT police stopped the subject and he was found in possession of a plastic baggie containing marijuana.