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March 27, 2006

Andrews Dormitory, 2401 Whitis

Occurred on 03-26-06 at 2:50 AM.

Suspicious Activity: An unidentified male subject knocked on the door of a 2nd floor residents dormitory room. When the resident opened the door, the subject stated, Oh, you are sleeping. When the resident began to close the door, the subject attempted to push his way into the room. The resident closed and locked the door. The subject was described as a male with a dark complexion, approximately 59 tall, medium build, short dark hair last seen wearing a sweater around his waist.

Crime Prevention Tip

Do not give an intruder the opportunity to enter your room. Use your locks and door viewer. Before you unlock your door for someone, use the door viewer to see who it is. If the person is someone your do not know, or trust, then keep the door closed and locked. Ask the person what they want through the secured door. If you are not interested in what they are selling, as it were, then simply tell the person to go away.

Frank C. Erwin Special Events Center, 1701 Red River

Occurred on 03-24-06 at 8:00 PM.

Public Intoxication: A non-UT subject was reported as walking along the mezzanine ledge hanging some 30 feet above the arena level of the building during a 9 Inch Nails concert. When asked to walk with an officer out of the mezzanine level. The subject strenuously objected and used vulgarities while threatening the officers wellbeing. After being escorted into the hallway, it was discovered that the subject was bleeding form the nose as he had previously lodged a nail in his septum. The subject was found to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage to the point he was a physical endangerment to himself not to mention all of the patrons located in the arena level under the mezzanine ledge.

Gregory Gym, 2101 Speedway

Occurred on 03-24-06 between 12:10 PM and 12:45 PM.

Theft: A blue North Face backpack containing an Audiovox cell phone, a brown leather money clip with $40.00 cash, a textbook, three credit cards and three identification cards was stolen when it was left inside an unsecured locker located inside a 2nd floor weight room. Loss value: $275.00.

Gregory Gym, 2101 Speedway

Occurred on 03-24-06 between 9:15 PM and 10:00 PM.

Theft: A blue and grey Eddie Bauer gym bag containing an unknown brand cell phone, $10.00 cash, a set of keys, a pair of AND 1 shoes, a debit card and two identification cards was stolen when it was left inside an unsecured locker located inside a 2nd floor weight room. Loss value: $250.00.

Crime Prevention Tip:

Thefts from the weight room lockers are on the rise. This could be the result of one person committing these thefts, or several people cashing in on an easy opportunity. Remove this opportunity; invest a quarter to protect your property in these coin operated lockers. If you cant make such an investment, then limit what you take to the gym.

Jester Center East, 203 East 21st Street

Occurred on 03-24-06 at 2:54 AM.

Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor (2 counts): While responding to a noise complaint, police officers located three UT students who, by their own admission, were the cause of the noise complaint as they admitted to causing noise while skateboarding in the hallway. Two of the UT students were found to be under the age of 21 and had consumed alcoholic beverages.

Robert Lee Moore Hall, 2515 Speedway

Reported on 03-24-06 at 1:15 PM.

Criminal Mischief: An unknown subject(s) pushed a cement bench located on the west side of the building on its side. Repair cost: $50.00.

San Antonio Garage, 2420 San Antonio

Occurred on 03-26-06 at 5:30 PM.

Criminal Trespass / Criminal Trespass Warning (2 counts): Three non-UT subjects were found sitting on the top level of the parking garage. There was evidence around the subject to suggest they had just consumed alcoholic beverages. One of the three subjects had previously been issued a written criminal trespass warning. In addition to law enforcement action taken against the subject who had previously been issued a warning, the other two subjects were also issued written criminal trespass warnings.

Sarah M. & Charles E. Seay Psychology, 108 East Dean Keeton

Occurred on 03-24-06 between 10:00 AM and 4:30 PM.

Theft: A black 9 West wallet containing a debit card, a checkbook and three forms of identification was stolen from a purse that was left next to a desk located inside an unsecured 3rd floor office. Loss value: $30.00.

100 West Inner Campus Drive

Occurred on 03-26-06 at 3:57 AM.

Public Intoxication: A UT student, who was under the age of 21, was found staggering and swaying while he walked. The student stated he had lost his car and was attempting to find it. The student had abrasions on his hands, but could not recall how he had gotten them. 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.

200 East Martin Luther King

Occurred on 03-26-06 at 3:40 AM.

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol by a Minor: A UT student, who was under the age of 21, was stopped after being observed driving a green Ford Escape over a cement center median while attempting to make an illegal turn. The student was found to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage, but not to the point she was driving while intoxicated.

2600 San Antonio

Occurred on 03-25-06 at 2:00 AM.

Assist Outside Agency (off campus graffiti): Four non-UT subjects were found spray painting on the side of a privately owned building. The four subjects were turned over to the Austin Police Department.

2400 San Jacinto

Occurred on 03-25-06 at 1:07 AM.

Assist Outside Agency: A non-UT subject was stopped for speeding while driving a blue Dodge Stealth. The subject was found to have five outstanding outside agency arrest warrants for traffic violations.

2300 Speedway

Occurred on 03-25-06 at 3:00 AM.

Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor: A UT student, who was under the age of 21, was found having difficulty walking around exposed tree roots. The student was found to have consumed alcoholic beverages, but not to the point he was a physical endangerment to himself or others.

1900 Trinity

Occurred on 03-26-06 at 2:31 AM.

Public Intoxication / Possession of Marijuana: A non-UT subject was observed attempting to hitch hike a ride while in the middle of the intersection. The subject had difficulty maintaining his balance while he walked in the roadway. At one point, the subject fell down. When the subject arose, it was apparent that his britches were weighted down as they failed to arise with him. 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. The subject was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana.

2600 Whitis

Occurred on 03-25-06 at 3:00 AM.

Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor: A UT student, who was under the age of 21, was identified as a passenger in a vehicle that had been stopped for a traffic violation. The student was found to have consumed alcoholic beverages.

200 West 21st Street

Discovered on 03-26-06 at 4:27 PM.

Graffiti: A black permanent marker was used to write a word and draw a symbol on a Police Help call box located on the north side of the roadway. Removal cost: $35.00.

Campus Wide

Occurred at various times.

Non-Criminal Calls: In addition to the above criminal cases, The University of Texas Police Department responded to 14 alarm calls, 3 medical emergency reports, 12 unsecured doors, 8 suspicious activity reports, 1 motor vehicle collision, 3 medical emergency reports, 1 accidental damage report and 3 request for public assists between 03-24-06 and 03-27-06.