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September 17, 2014

Campus Watch: Below is a summary of campus activity reported to or observed by The University Police Department Patrol Officers between Tuesday, 09/16/14 and Wednesday, 09/17/14.

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The UT Police Department Campus Watch was recently recognized in The Austin Chronicle as a “Best of” Critics’ Choice Award for Best Police Blotter. To read the write-up, visit: http://www.austinchronicle.com/best-of-austin/year:2014/poll:critics/category:media/1561741

The Austin Police Department (APD) District Representatives will be hosting a free bicycle registration on Wednesday, September 24th from 9am to 2pm. Representatives from APD will have a tent set up in front of the CVS at 2222 Guadalupe street. Registering your bicycle with their department will ensure that your serial number is entered into their department’s database in case the bicycle is ever lost or stolen. Help APD Help You! By stopping by and completing a short registration form. APD look forward to seeing you there. Don’t forget, bicycle registration is also required by The University of Texas at Austin Parking and Transportation Services. This can be done on-line and is free. To register your bicycle with UT, log onto: http://www.utexas.edu/parking/bike/

PARKING LOT 35, 2200 Comal

Burglary of Motor Vehicle: The right front window was broken out of a gold colored Hyundai passenger vehicle while the car was parked and unattended in the parking lot. Two gift cards and $10.00 in U.S. currency was stolen from the vehicle. Loss value: $45.00. Repair cost: $150.00. Occurred between 09/14/14 at 10:00 PM and 09/16/14 at 9:35 AM.

PARKING LOT 70, 2000 Robert Dedman

Burglary of Motor Vehicle: An unknown subject or subjects entered a gold colored Mazda Protégé while the car was parked and unattended in the parking lot. An after-market car stereo and a backpack containing an iClicker, two calculators, a text book, two notebooks, a USB drive and an Apple iPhone was stolen from the vehicle. The owner could not recall if he had locked his vehicle. Loss value: $91.00. Occurred on 09/16/14 between 3:00 PM and 5:15 PM.


Criminal Trespass: A recent student, who was officially barred from campus after committing an act of violence, was seen entering the dormitory. Responding Police Officers located the subject and took him into custody for criminal trespass. Occurred on 09/15/14 at 10:08 AM.


Attempted Theft / Criminal Trespass: A UT staff member reported seeing a non-UT subject attempting to steal a sandwich and a side of fries form a 2nd floor restaurant. When the subject noticed he was being watched he put the food items down and quickly left the building. When the responding officers located the subject it was discovered he had previously been issued a written criminal trespass warning for the Union Building. Occurred on 09/16/14 at 2:17 PM.

100 East Dean Keeton

Criminal Trespass Warning: A non-UT subject, who had recently been issued a written criminal trespass warning at the Pickle Research Campus approached an officer to contest the prior warning and to inquire about having the prior warning removed. The parameters of the warning were explained to the subject and he was directed to make an appointment prior to going to any part of the campus. To reaffirm the issue, he was issued another written criminal trespass warning for ALL UT Austin property. The campus boundaries were described to the subject and he was directed to leave the property. Occurred on 09/16/14 at 10:59 AM.

The University of Texas Police Department responded to 26 Alarm Reports, 1 Fire Alarm Report, 1 “Police Help” Callbox Activation, 13 Suspicious Activity Report, 5 Traffic Violations, 2 Found Property Reports and 2 Public Assist Reports between 09/16/14 and 09/17/14.

Prepared by: Ofc. WR π/
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