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May 1, 2003

Calhoun Hall, #4 South Mall

Occurred on 4-30-03 at 4:10 p.m.

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

Gateway Apartments, 1618 West 6th Street

Occurred between 4-29-03 at 11:00 p.m. and 4-30-03 at 1:55 p.m.

Criminal Mischief: The right rear vent window was broken out of a blue 1996 Toyota Corolla. An attempt had been made to remove the in-dash CD player. A flathead screwdriver was found lying beside the broken window. Repair cost: $100.00.

Beauford H. Jester Center East, 203 East 21st Street

Occurred between 3-1-03 at 8:00 p.m. and 3-2-03 at 10:00 a.m.

Theft: A red Roadmaster bicycle was stolen from a bicycle rack that was located on the west side of the building between Jester East and Jester West while it was secured with a cable lock. Loss value: $60.00.

Moore-Hill Dormitory, 214 East 21st Street

Occurred on 4-27-03 at 9:30 p.m.

Terroristic Threat: A male and female were walking on the sidewalk on the south side of the building when an unknown Hispanic male approached them. The Hispanic male began to use obscene and profane language and cursed at the male in Spanish about having a girlfriend. The male pedestrian understood what the subject was saying because he also could speak Spanish. The subject threatened to cause imminent bodily injury and death. The subject repeatedly stated that he was not afraid to die. The subject was seen reaching into his pocket "as if to display a weapon." The male and female subjects entered the building, leaving the unknown subject outside. The Hispanic male was described as approximately 20 years of age, 5'2", 165 pounds with short brown hair. Subject was last seen wearing a blue checkered button-down shirt, dark blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

Parking Lot 110, 2200 Comal Street

Occurred on 4-30-03 at 7:30 p.m.

Possession of a Controlled Substance / Failure to Identify / Criminal Trespass: A non-UT subject was observed standing by the open trunk of a white 1988 Ford Thunderbird. When the subject observed UT police, he slammed the trunk. A second non-UT subject was found kneeling between the Thunderbird and an adjacent vehicle. Two 18-inch screwdrivers were found near the kneeling subject. A unique tool commonly used in burglary of motor vehicles was found in the trunk along with four plastic baggies containing marijuana seeds. The Thunderbird's owner was contacted and stated he was acquainted with one of the subjects but he didn't know his real name. This same subject initially gave a false name to UT police. Both subjects were issued written criminal trespass warnings.

100 West 21st Street

Occurred on 4-25-03 at 4:00 p.m.

Terroristic Threat: A female was walking on the sidewalk when she was approached by an unknown male subject who began to walk with her. He started talking loud in a combination of English and Arabic. The female pedestrian thought he was speaking Arabic because her father's side of the family speaks Arabic even though she doesn't. The subject began making lewd and obscene remarks toward her. The subject stated that "he hated this town and country and that he should just bomb this place." The subject repeatedly stated that he was not afraid to die. The subject followed her to the Dobie Mall food court. He stood at a distance while he continued to talk in Arabic and then left the area. Subject was described as a Middle Eastern male, 19 to 25 years of age, 5'7", small build, short "tidy" brown hair. Subject was last seen wearing a short sleeve blue and white checkered shirt and jeans.