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April 19, 2005

Claudia Taylor Johnson Hall, 210 West 6th Street

Occurred on 4-18-05 at 6:55 p.m.

Criminal Trespass: A UT Guard Officer observed a non-UT subject standing in an exterior fountain using a pick axe to fish change out of the fountain. After being confronted by the Guard Officer, the subject threw the pick axe in the fountain and walked away. A UT Police Officer found the wet legged subject approximately a block away. The subject stated he had "taken the axe from the back of a truck." The subject was issued a written criminal trespass warning. The subject stated he understood he was not to return to UT property.

800 Clyde Littlefield

Reported on 4-18-05 at 3:39 p.m.

Leaving the Scene Collision: A witness reported seeing a red 1994 Toyota pick-up truck strike the left rear bumper of a Ford Explorer while the Explorer was parked on the west side of the street. The driver of the Toyota left the scene without leaving driver information. Repair cost: $500.00.

Jesse H. Jones Communication Center, 2504-B Whitis Avenue

Occurred between 4-15-05 at 9:00 p.m. and 4-18-05 at 9:20 p.m.

Burglary of a Coin Operated Machine: An unknown object was used to force the metal door open to a coin-operated sanitary napkin machine inside a 3rd floor women's restroom. A total of $1.50 was stolen from the machine. Repair cost: $50.00. Loss value: $1.50.

1900 San Jacinto Blvd.

Occurred on 4-18-05 at 8:32 p.m.

Criminal Trespass: A non-UT subject, who had been issued a criminal trespass warning earlier in the day for using an axe to retrieve coins from a fountain, was reported harassing female students by asking them for, "a light," then for money and finally for kisses. The subject was turned down for all three requests. The subject told the responding police officer he knew he was trespassing and he wanted to go to jail. That request was granted.

1900 University

Occurred on 4-19-05 at 12:50 a.m.

Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor (2 Counts) / Public Intoxication: A UT student was stopped for turning right at a red light when prohibited by a posted sign. Three UT students, who were all under the age of 21, were passengers inside the vehicle. Two of the passengers were found to have consumed alcoholic beverages. The third passenger was found to have consumed alcoholic beverages to the point he was a physical endangerment to himself as he did not know the day of week or time of day and was unable to stand or walk without assistance.

Campus Wide

Occurred at various times.

Noncriminal Calls: In addition to the above criminal cases, UTPD responded to 11 alarm calls, 3 unsecured door reports, 4 public assist reports, 3 medical emergency calls, 3 collision reports and 2 suspicious activity reports between 4-18-05 and 4-19-05.