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September 15, 2014

Campus Watch: Below is a summary of campus activity reported to or observed by The University Police Department Patrol Officers between Friday, 09/12/14 and Monday, 09/15/14.

AT&T EXECUTIVE EDUCATION & CONFERENCE CENTER, 1900 University

Criminal Mischief: A large crack was discovered in a plastic advertising sign posted above an ATM machine located on the northeast corner of the ground floor. Repair cost: $50.00. Reported on 09/12/14 at 9:18 AM.

CALHOUN HALL, 204 West 21st Street

Theft: A black Asus laptop was stolen from a 3rd floor office. Loss value: $200.00. Occurred between 06/01/14 and 09/08/14.

CAROTHERS HALL DORMITORY, 2501 Whitis

Theft: Various clothing items were stolen from a dryer located inside a 2nd floor laundry room. Loss value: $300.00. Occurred on 09/12/14 between 6:00 PM and 7:00 PM.

JESTER EAST, 201 East 21st Street

Criminal Mischief: After a night staff member refused to allow an unauthorized guest entry into the dormitory, the resident who wanted to admit the guest was reported as having ripped several plants from planter boxes during a fit of anger. The staff member checked the planter boxes on the exterior side of the dormitory and discovered several Agave plants had been removed from their planter boxes. Loss value: $150.00. Reported on 09/13/14 at 5:38 AM.

NORTH END ZONE, 405 East 23rd Street

Criminal Trespass: A UT staff member located a non-UT subject loitering in the basement level men’s locker room. Because that locker room is not open to the public, the staff member directed the subject to leave. When the subject refused to leave, the police were summoned. Because the subject was given directions to leave and failed to do so, officers removed his choice to do so voluntarily by taking him into custody and removing him to a place where he was not free to leave. Occurred on 09/12/14 at 10:08 AM.

PRATHER HALL DORMITORY, 305 East 21st Street

Public Intoxication: A UT student, who was under the age of 21, was reported as being unconscious and lying near a pool of his disgorged chymus. The student was difficult to rouse but it was determined he had consumed an unknown amount of alcoholic beverages at a near-by party. The student was found to be under the influence of alcoholic beverages to the point Austin-Travis County EMS needed to transport the student to a hospital for the treatment of alcohol poisoning. Occurred on 09/13/14 at 1:15 AM.

SAN JACINTO RESIDENCE HALL, 309 East 21st Street

Public Intoxication: A UT student reported his roommate, who was under the age of 21, was in need of medical attention. Responding officers found the roommate in a state of regurgitation. The roommate was found to have consumed alcoholic beverages to the point Austin-Travis County EMS needed to transport the student to an emergency room for the treatment of alcohol poisoning. Under the medical amnesty policy, no charges were filed. Occurred on 09/14/14 at 3:54 AM.

SERVICE BUILDING, 304 East 24th Street

Credit / Debit Card Abuse: A UT staff member reported an unknown person used his debit card information to make an unauthorized charge in the amount of $300.00. Reported on 09/12/14 at 1119 AM.

UNION BUILDING, 2308 Whitis

Assault by Contact / Evading Arrest or Detention / Criminal Trespass: Two non-UT subjects were reported as causing a disturbance inside the Union Building. After being separated, the officer began to interview one of the participants who quickly ran towards the other subject. The officer, having reflexes like a cat, was able to stop the subject before she made it to the other subject. That subject was physically restrained despite her best efforts to run free. It was later learned that prior to being separated, the now restrained subject had pushed the other in the chest. That subject was taken into custody for assault. Speaking of the other subject, he was found to have previously been issued a written criminal trespass warning for the Union Building. To prevent further disturbances, two patrol cars were used to transport both parties to the local lock-up. Occurred on 09/12/14 at 9:29 PM.

UNION BUILDING, 2308 Whitis

Theft: A UT student left her property on a couch inside a 3rd floor room to get a cup of coffee. When the student returned, she discovered her Apple iPhone S5 had been stolen. Loss value: $300.00. Reported on 09/12/14 at 11:33 AM.

WALTER WEBB HALL, 2500 Guadalupe

Criminal Trespass Warning: A non-UT subject was reported as offering an impromptu concert for cash on the east side of the building. The guitar riff was stopped for the issuance of a written criminal trespass warning. The musician was directed to find a new venue for the remainder of his concerto. Occurred on 09/12/14 at 2:13 PM.

2500 San Jacinto

Criminal Trespass Warning: A non-UT subject was reported as sleeping on a bus stop bench. When awakened, the subject was not waiting on a bus. He must have been waiting on a written criminal trespass warning and he didn’t need to wait any longer. Once the warning was issued, the subject was directed off campus. Occurred on 09/12/14 at 7:06 AM.

The University of Texas Police Department responded to 64 Alarm Reports, 2 “Police Help” Callbox Activations, 13 Suspicious Activity Reports, 34 Traffic Violations, 3 Welfare Concern Reports, 3 Medical Emergency Reports, 6 Unsecured Door Reports, 1 Stuck Elevator Report, 1 Malfunctioning Light Report, 1 Animal Stuck in a Trash Dumpster Call and 16 Public Assist Reports between 09/12/14 and 09/15/14.

Prepared by: Ofc. WR π/
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