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February 13, 2006

Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, 2110 San Jacinto

Occurred between 02-11-06 at 8:30 AM and 02-12-06 at 2:00 PM.

Theft / Credit Card Abuse: A credit card was stolen from a purse that was left inside an unsecured 1st floor office. Before the credit card was discovered missing, three unauthorized charges were made at local fast food restaurants.

Jester Center Academic, 201 East 21st Street

Occurred on 02-11-06 at 12:30 AM.

Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor: A non-UT subject, who was under the age of 21, was found drinking an alcoholic beverage while sitting at a table located on the east side of the building. As the officer approached, he overheard a friend of the subject exclaim, (another word for fecal matter) cops!

Jester Center East, 203 Eats 21st Street

Occurred on 02-12-06 at 2:45 AM.

Public Intoxication: A UT student, who was under the age of 21, was found having difficulty operating the card reader access door while attempting to enter the dormitory. The students clothes were soiled. The student was found to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage to the point he was a physical endangerment to himself.

Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, 1900 Red River

Discovered on 02-11-06 at 6:20 PM.

Graffiti: A black tar-like substance was used to write a word on the south exterior wall of the building. Removal cost: $75.00.

Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, #2 West Mall

Occurred on 02-12-06 at 7:45 PM.

Public Intoxication / Criminal Trespass: A non-UT subject was observed stumbling up the exterior stairwell located on the south side of the building before performing a bodily function in the shrubbery locate don the south side of the building. The subject stated he believed the date was 02-13-06. The subject was found to have consumed alcoholic beverages to the point he was a physical endangerment to himself. In addition to other law enforcement action taken, the subject was issued a written criminal trespass warning.

San Jacinto Parking Garage, 2401 San Jacinto

Occurred on 02-11-06 at 12:34 AM.

Possession of Marijuana / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: A UT student was found sitting in the 5th floor stairwell next to a green ceramic pipe containing marijuana. The student was also found to be in possession of a plastic bag containing a small amount of marijuana. As the officer approached, the student made the statement "Oh (fecal matter), I'm in trouble."

Crime Prevention Tip:

Fecal matter does happen most of it can be prevented by making wise choices. Just say no should cover the drug issues. As far as alcohol, if you are under the age of 21, then dont drink alcohol. If you are 21 years old or older, and you decide to drink, then do so in moderation.

Walter Webb Hall, 2500 Guadalupe

Discovered on 02-12-06 at 6:17 AM.

Graffiti: White paint was used to write words on the east exterior wall of the building. Removal cost: $40.00.

1900 Brazos

Occurred on 02-13-06 at 2:55 AM.

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol by a Minor: A UT student, who was under the age of 21, was stopped after running a red light while driving a black Nissan Pathfinder. The student was found to have consumed alcoholic beverages, but not to the point he was driving while intoxicated.

500 Campbell

Occurred on 02-12-06 at 2:50 AM.

Public Intoxication: A non-UT subject, who was under the age of 21, was found staggering and swaying while crossing the roadway. The subject was found to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage to the point he was a physical endangerment to himself.

600 Colorado

Occurred on 02-13-06 at 2:03 AM.

Driving While License Was Suspended: A non-UT subject was observed staggering to his parked Nissan Maxima. Before the officer could stop the subject, he drove the vehicle to a near-by intersection and stopped at a red light. The officer was able to stop the subject before the light turned green. The subject was found to have consumed alcoholic beverages, but not to the point he was driving while intoxicated. The subject was found to have been driving a vehicle while his driver license was suspended.

1900 San Jacinto

Occurred between 02-12-06 at 1:30 AM and 02-12-06 at 1:30 PM.

Burglary of Motor Vehicle: A rock was thrown through the right front window of a red 1999 Jeep Cherokee while the vehicle was parked on the side of the road. $3.00 in change was stolen from the vehicles ash tray. Repair cost: $150.00. Loss value: $3.00.

Crime Prevention Tip:

It cost an auto burglar nothing to break out a window. Anything an auto burglar sees inside a vehicle is profit in his / her eyes; even the change you keep in your cup holder or ash tray. Do not tempt a thief. Do not leave anything inside your vehicle and conceal your stereo system by placing a beach towel across your cars dashboard. Allow the towel to drape down over your stereo system.

2100 San Jacinto

Occurred on 02-11-06 at 6:48 PM.

Leaving the Scene Collision: A non-UT subject parked his green Volvo 4-door on the east side of the roadway and left the vehicle just prior to a black Pontiac striking the Volvo. The driver of the Pontiac left the scene without leaving driver information. The owner of the struck Volvo witnessed the Pontiac drive several blocks away where the driver of the Pontiac pulled to the side of the road to examine the damage to the Pontiac before driving away. Repair cost: Unknown at this time.

200 East 21st Street

Occurred on 02-12-06 at 3:56 AM.

Public Intoxication (2 counts): Two UT students, who were under the age of 21, were found lying passed out on the exterior stairwell located on the north side of the building. One of the two students had evidence of having had an extreme involuntary physical reaction to the over-consumption of an alcoholic beverage on down the front of her clothing and in a plastic bag she was found grasping. Both students were found to have consumed alcoholic beverage to the point they were both a physical endangerment to themselves.

100 West 21st Street

Occurred on 02-12-06 between 3:30 PM and 4:00 PM.

Criminal Mischief: An unknown object was used to scratch the left door and left front fender of a grey Ford Expedition while the vehicle was parked on the north side of the roadway. Repair cost: $300.00.

Campus Wide

Occurred at various times.

Non-Criminal Calls: In addition to the above criminal cases, The University of Texas Police Department responded to 11 alarm calls, 11 unsecured doors, 2 medical emergency calls, 1 welfare concern report 4 requests for assistance, and 1 suspicious activity report between 02-10-06 and 02-13-06.