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August 30, 2005

Geography Building, 210 West 24th Street

Occurred between 8-27-05 at 5:00 PM and 8-29-05 at 5:15 PM.

Theft: An unknown object was used to pry open the door to a secured metal storage box located inside a 3rd floor room. A DVD / VHS combo player was stolen from the storage box. Loss value: $175.00.

Gregory Gym, 2101 Speedway

Occurred on 8-29-05 between 5:00 PM and 6:25 PM.

Theft: A UT student placed his backpack inside a 2nd floor weight room coin operated locker without securing the locker. The backpack was stolen from the unsecured locker while the student was working out. The backpack was later located inside a Gregory Gym 4th floor mens restroom. A wallet containing identification cards, a credit card, a debit card and $300.00 cash was stolen from the backpack. Loss value: $300.00.

Crime Prevention Tip

I dont understand why someone would risk loosing their valuable property by not investing a quarter to lock a locker. In this case, the student would still have his $300.00 and would not need to worry as much about identity theft if he had used a quarter to secure the locker he had placed his backpack in. If you cant invest that quarter, then do not bring oyur valuable property to the gym.

Homer Rainey Hall, 200 West 21st Street

Occurred between 8-26-05 at 2:00 PM and 8-29-05 at 8:30 AM.

Burglary: A glass window insert was broken from a 2nd floor classroom. A television of unknown make, model, color and size was stolen from the room. Repair cost: $50.00. Loss value: $100.00.

Parlin Hall, #2 South Mall

Occurred between 8-26-05 at 5:00 PM and 8-29-05 at 8:30 AM.

Theft: A 20 Apple iMac computer, a wicker basket and a sofa seat cushion were stolen from two 1st floor offices. The two offices share a common inner door. The entry door to the office that contained the computer had been left unsecured. Loss value: $2,015.00.

Union Building, #4 West Mall

Occurred on 8-30-05 at 12:30 AM.

Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor (2 counts): Two UT students, who were under the age of 21, were reported as drinking alcoholic beverages near The Underground bowling alley. The two subjects were found to have consumed alcoholic beverages.

Waggener Hall, 2210 Speedway

Occurred between 8-22-05 at 4:00 PM and 8-23-05 at 6:45 AM.

Theft: A small tote bag containing a pair of womens Naturalizer shoes was stolen when it was left under a desk inside a 1st floor office. Loss value: $90.00.

Campus Wide

Occurred at various times.

Non-Criminal Calls: In addition to the above criminal cases, The University of Texas Police Department responded to 13 alarm calls, 4 unsecured door reports, 1 suspicious activity report and 3 calls for service between 8-29-05 and 8-30-05.