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April 19, 2006

Gregory Gym, 2101 Speedway

Occurred on 4-18-06 between 12:20 PM and 12:30 PM.

Theft: A backpack containing a Nokia cellular telephone, a black leather tri-fold wallet, personal identification cards, three credit cards, and a Project Management textbook was stolen from inside an unsecured locker located inside the first floor weight room. Loss value: $260.00.

Jester Center West, 201 East 21st Street

Occurred between 4-14-06 at 12:01 PM and 4-17-06 at 10:21 AM.

Theft: A red Next mountain bicycle was reported stolen from the west side of Jester dormitory after being secured to the bike rack with a cable lock. Loss value: $75.00.

Jester Center West, 201 East 21st Street

Occurred on 4-18-06 at 9:00 PM.

Smell of Marijuana: A UT staff member reported an odor suspected to be burning marijuana emanating from a first floor dormitory room. Upon the arrival of the police officers, they too detected the same odor. After knocking on the door several times a UT student opened the door. Once the door was opened, the odor filled the hallway and surrounding area. During the investigation, officers were unable to locate any suspected marijuana inside the dormitory room.

Union Building, #4 West Mall

Discovered on 4-18-06 at 6:29 PM.

Criminal Mischief: A staff member discovered two stall doors broken off of the mounting brackets inside a first floor men's rest room. Loss value: $150.00.

2300 Block San Jacinto

Occurred on 4-19-06 at 1:00 AM.

Driving While Intoxicated / Possession of a Controlled Substance/ Possession of Marijuana: A black Ford truck was observed traveling south in the 2300 block of San Jacinto. As the vehicle approached the intersection of San Jacinto at 23rd Street, the truck did not stop but continued traveling south. When officers were able to get the vehicle to stop, the driver jumped out of the vehicle waving his arms and shouted to the officer, "Officer, I have not been drinking tonight!" The driver was later identified as a UT student. However, officers observed that the subject was bouncing on his toes, swaying and waving his arms back and forth as if robotic. The driver's eyes were watery and extremely bloodshot. During the investigation, it was determined that the driver had been operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of several illegal substances. The driver was taken into custody for Driving While Intoxicated. During the investigation, an additional officer began talking to the two passengers inside the truck and identified them as UT students. Both stated they were lost on campus and were heading back to their private dormitory located on Guadalupe. A search of the vehicle was conducted after the driver was arrested. The officer discovered the following: A silver grinder containing marijuana residue, a multicolored pipe containing burnt marijuana residue, two Mason jars containing 4.55 ounces marijuana, 7.5 grams of Cocaine, 7 tablets of Hydrocodone, one tablet of Oxycotin, 96 clear plastic baggies. Both passengers showed physical signs of having tested and inspected some of the illegal booty for quality assurance. All three subjects were taken into custody for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Marijuana They were transported to Central Booking.

Crime Prevention Tip:

Don't sample your own product.

Campus Wide

Occurred at various times.

Non-Criminal Calls: In addition to the above criminal cases, The University of Texas Police Department responded to 9 alarm calls, 2 suspicious activity reports, 3 unsecured door reports, and 2 requests for public assistance between 04-18-06 and 04-19-06.