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October 13, 2015

Campus Watch: Below is a summary of campus activity reported to or observed by The University Police Department Patrol Officers between Monday, 10/12/15 and Tuesday 10/13/15.

105 E 24th STREET

Theft: A UT student reported the theft of a bicycle from the northeast bicycle racks. The bicycle was secured with a cable lock. Estimated loss: $120. Occurred between 10:00PM on 09/24/15 and 11:00AM on 09/25/15.

Reminder: UTPD recommends using two locking methods to secure your bicycle. A guide to how to use those locks effectively can be found here.


Criminal Trespass Warning: A UTPD officer noticed a non-UT subject answering an urgent call of nature at this intersection. Once the subject pulled his pants up, the officer gave him notice that this was not an appropriate area to answer such calls in the form of a written criminal trespass warning. Occurred on 10/13/15 at 1:00 AM.


Possession of Drug Paraphernalia/Possession of a Controlled Substance: A patrolling UTPD officer discovered a subject sleeping in the middle of 23rd Street near San Antonio Street. Before he woke the subject to check on him, the officer also noticed a small bag near the subject which he knew was commonly used to contain a synthetic cannabinoid or “K2”. The officer checked the bag and found his suspicions confirmed. The officer woke the subject, confirmed that he did not need medical treatment, and placed him under arrest. The officer additionally found several other items on the subject’s person used to smoke the substance along with other illegal substances. Occurred on 10/13/15 at 3:33AM.

The University of Texas Police Department responded to 32 Alarm Reports, 2 “Police Help” Callbox Activations, 4 Traffic Violations, 7 Suspicious Activity Reports, 1 Medical Emergency Assist, 1 Found Property Report, 3 Unsecured Door Reports, 2 Public Assist Requests, 2 Welfare Concerns, 2 Assist Outside Agency Requests, and 1 Animal Assist Request between 10/12/15 and 10/13/15.