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October 7, 2005

Chemical Petroleum Engineering, 200 East Dean Keeton Street

Occurred on 10-06-05 at 9:33 PM.

Criminal Mischief: Three UT students were observed pulling down a lamp post and lighting fixture located on the south side of the building then running into the building. Police officers found the lamp post broken from its mounting base and a shattered light fixture. A witness to the offence identified all three individuals involved and stated that he had seen them earlier at a local area business drinking prior to returning to CPE to study. Repair value: $1000.00.

Nursing Building, 1710 Red River Street

Occurred on 10-06-05 at 7:16 AM.

Criminal Trespass: A non UT subject was discovered camping in an area that is restricted for UT staff and students. The subject was issued a written criminal trespass warning and escorted from the area.

Perry-Castañeda Library, 101 East 21st Street

Occurred on 10-06-05 between 11:00 AM and 11:30 AM.

Theft: A black backpack containing a Samsung laptop computer, a Texas Instrument calculator, and a UT leather folder were stolen from the fifth floor study area after the owner set his backpack beside him and went to sleep on a couch. Loss value: $750.00.

Crime Prevention Tip:

The couches that the libraries provide are very tempting to stretch out and catch up on some much needed sleep. If the desire to sleep in a public place becomes over whelming remember this: Libraries provide a very convenient set up for many thieves. A library allows a thief to wait for an opportunity to commit a theft. Use your backpack as either a foot rest or pillow. If someone pulls on it this should wake you to the fact that someone is stealing your property.

Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, #2 West Mall

Occurred between 10-05-05 at 10:00 PM and 10-06-05 at 8:00 AM.

Theft: A 20 inch Panasonic television was reported stolen from a secured 3rd floor room. Loss value: $125.00.

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

Occurred on 10-06-05 at 1:20 PM.

Assist Outside Agency: A UT student was taken into custody for an outstanding outside agency felony warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Sell.

Union Building, #4 West Mall

Occurred on 10-06-05 at 7:16 PM.

Public Lewdness: Two UT students reported observing a subject laying down on a couch with his hand under the waistband of pants thrusting his pelvis up and down. The students left to report the incident to the information desk located on the second floor. The subject had left the building prior to the arrival of the police officer. The suspect is described as a white male, 40 years of age, with black balding hair.

Campus Wide

Occurred at various times.

Non-Criminal Calls: In addition to the above criminal cases, The University of Texas Police Department responded to 15 alarm calls, 3 suspicious activity reports, 1 suspicious person report, 1 medical emergency, and 1 public assist request between 10-06-05 and 10-07-05.