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November 14, 2005

Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, 405 East 23rd Street

During the Texas vs. Kansas football game, UT police officers responded to the following:

  • 30 Ejections for the possession of alcohol by someone 21 years old or older inside the stadium.
  • 4 Ejections for passing student identification cards through the gates to non-UT subjects.
  • 3 Minor in possession of alcohol charges.
  • 7 Public intoxication charges.

Gregory Gymnasium, 2101 Speedway

Occurred on 11-11-05 between 3:30 PM and 6:15 PM.

Theft: A Motorola Razor cell phone was stolen from a backpack that was placed by the floor of the stage inside the 2nd floor basketball court area. Loss value: $300.00.

Harry Ransom Center, 300 West 21st Street

Occurred on 11-11-05 between 3:30 PM and 4:15 PM.

Theft: A black Nike backpack containing a checkbook, a pair of sunglasses and a PDA with a built in digital camera was stolen when it was left in an unsecured storage cubby located on the 1st floor of the building. Loss value: $180.00.

Jesse H. Jones Communication Center, 2504 Whitis

Occurred on 11-11-05 between 3:15 PM and 3:20 PM.

Theft: A Village Tanner bag containing a video tape and two folders was stolen from an unsecured 6th floor office while the owner was two doors down talking to a co-worker. Loss value: $50.00.

Jester Center West, 201 East 21st Street

Occurred on 11-12-05 at 4:57 AM.

Public Intoxication: A UT student was found seated on a curb locate don the west side of the dormitory. The student was unresponsive to the officers voice commands. The student was found to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage to the point Austin-Travis County EMS needed to transport the student to a local emergency room for treatment of alcohol poisoning.

Jester Center West, 201 East 21st Street

Occurred on 11-13-05 at 3:30 AM.

Public Intoxication: A non-UT subject was found passed out on a 1st floor lobby couch. The subject had evidence of having had an extreme involuntary physical reaction on the front of his shirt, and must have been gardening as the report indicated his clothes were soiled. The subjects friend stated the subject had consumed 5 shots in an hour. The subject was found to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage to the point Austin-Travis County EMS needed to transport the subject to a local emergency room for the treatment of alcohol poisoning.

Kinsolving Dormitory, 2605 Whitis

Occurred on 11-12-05 at 2:15 AM.

Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor: A UT student, who was under the age of 21, was found being assisted into the west entrance of the dormitory by her sister. The student was found to have consumed alcoholic beverages.

Littlefield Dormitory, 201 West Dean Keeton

Occurred between 11-10-05 at 4:00 PM and 11-11-05 at 7:15 AM.

Arson: An unknown subject(s) set a newspaper and a cigarette carton on fire while the items were on a granite picnic table located on the south side of the dormitory. The picnic table top sustained burn marks. Repair cost: $50.00.

Main Building, #1 South Mall

Occurred on 11-10-05 between 9:00 AM and 1:50 PM.

Theft: An orange Specialized Stump Jumper bicycle was stolen while it was secured with a cable lock to a bicycle rack located on the west side of the building. Loss value: $400.00.

Parking Lot 80, 1900 Red River

Discovered on 11-14-05 at 4:42 AM.

Graffiti: A black permanent marker, a red permanent marker and black paint were used to write words on three different newspaper vending machines located in the southeast corner of the parking lot.

Parking Lot 107, 2500 North IH-35

Occurred on 11-12-05 between 1:00 PM and 5:30 PM.

Burglary of Motor Vehicle: Two DVD players mounted in the front headrest and a Big Wheel toy bike were stolen from a 2005 Cadillac Escalade while the vehicle was parked in the lot. At this time, the method of entry is undetermined. There were no signs of forced entry. Loss value: $450.00.

Prather Dormitory, 305 East 21st Street

Occurred on 11-13-05 at 7:30 PM.

Burglary / Assault: A UT student forced his way into his former acquaintances 2nd floor dormitory room and began to assault the residents current boyfriend by striking him in the head several times with a closed fist before leaving the room.

Crime Prevention Tip:

This assault was reported by a neighbor of the 2nd floor resident. The quick thinking of the neighbor led to our officers responding in time to locate and apprehend the attacker. Prior to obtaining entrance into the room, the attacker made verbal threats of committing violence. The resident exited the room to talk to the attacker. If you find yourself in a similar situation, do not exit your room unless you must, make sure the doors and windows are locked and call 9-1-1.

2000 Robert Dedman

Occurred on 11-12-05 between 12 noon and 2:00 PM.

Theft: A ticket for Section 1, row 5, Seat 25 was stolen when it was placed on a countertop to a souvenir stand located on the west side of the roadway. The victim purchased another ticket to enter the DKR Memorial Stadium to watch the Texas vs. Kansas football game. By the time the victim reported the theft, the subject who had been sitting in the seat left the game. Loss value: $81.09.

School of Social Work Building, 1925 San Jacinto

Occurred on 11-12-05 at 3:30 PM.

Criminal Trespass (2 counts): Two non-UT subjects were reported as soliciting money from pedestrians. Both subjects were issued written criminal trespass warnings.

Union Building, #4 West Mall

Occurred on 11-14-05 at 1:14 AM.

Criminal Trespass: A UT student reported a non-UT subject had followed him for several blocks and into the Union Building. The student stated he had made several unnecessary turns and sped up in an effort to get the subject to stop following him. When identified, it was determined that the subject had previously been issued a written criminal trespass warning for the Union Building.

West Mall

Occurred on 11-11-05 at 3:10 PM.

Disorderly Conduct Noise: After walking by a student organization that was using a bull horn as part of their assembly in the free speech area, a UT student reported having hearing difficulty for approximately 15 minutes.

2500 Guadalupe

Occurred on 11-13-05 at 2:30 AM.

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol by a Minor: A UT student, who was under the age of 21, was stopped after driving a Honda after nightfall without its headlamps activated. The student was found to have consumed alcoholic beverages but not to the point he was driving while intoxicated.

214 West Martin Luther King

Occurred on 11-13-05 at 11:15 PM.

Criminal Trespass: A non-UT subject was found sleeping on the north side of an abandoned building owned by The University of Texas. The subject was issued a written criminal trespass warning.

214 West Martin Luther King

Occurred on 11-13-05 at 11:30 PM.

Criminal Trespass: After issuing a criminal trespass warning to a different individual fro sleeping on the north side of a UT owned abandoned building, a UT officer walked around the building and returned to his patrol car to find a different non-UT subject sleeping in the same area. That subject was also issued a written criminal trespass warning.

600 West 5th Street

Occurred on 11-14-05 at 2:56 AM.

Driving While Intoxicated: A non-UT subject, who was under the age of 21, was stopped for driving a white Oldsmobile Aero the wrong way on a one-way roadway. The subject was found to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage to the point she was driving while intoxicated.

700 West 6th Street

Occurred on 11-13-05 at 3:30 AM.

Public Intoxication: A non-UT subject was observed wobbling and swaying before walking into on-coming vehicular traffic. The subject was found to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage to the point he was a physical endangerment to himself and others.

300 East 21st Street

Occurred on 11-13-05 at 3:30 AM.

Public Intoxication: A UT student, who was under the age of 21, was found staggering into and out of the roadway. The student stated he knew where he was, but was unable to state his location. The student did state he had booze in his boot. When advised there was no booze in his boot, the student stated someone must have taken his booze. The student was found to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage to the point he was a physical endangerment to himself and others.

Campus Wide

Occurred at various times.

Non-Criminal Calls: In addition to the above criminal cases, The University of Texas Police Department responded to 26 alarm calls, 6 unsecured doors, 12 suspicious activity reports, 4 medical emergency calls, 2 motor vehicle collisions, 2 welfare concern reports and 8 requests for service between 11-11-05 and 11-14-05.