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October 3, 2002

Art Building and Museum, 2301 San Jacinto Blvd.

Occurred on 10-2-02 between 1:00 p.m. and 1:55 p.m.

Theft: A dark green Jansport backpack was stolen when it was left inside the second floor entrance to the museum by the security desk. Backpack contained a blue Nokia cellular telephone, a green marketing textbook titled "Strategic Marketing Problems" and a black bi-fold wallet containing $40.00 cash, credit cards and assorted identification. Loss value: $200.00.

Beauford H. Jester Center West, 201 East 21st Street

Occurred between 9-3-02 at 5:30 p.m. and 9-4-02 at 9:00 p.m.

Theft: A royal blue Mongoose bicycle was stolen from a bicycle rack on the west side of the building while it was secured with a large U lock. Loss value: $350.00.

L. Theo Bellmont Hall, 2109 San Jacinto Blvd.

Occurred on 10-2-02 at 6:05 p.m.

Criminal Trespass: An unauthorized non-UT subject was found in a third floor men's locker room that is reserved for faculty, staff and Recreational Sports members. Subject was issued a written criminal trespass warning.

LLF Living Learning Center D, 2610 Whitis Avenue

Occurred on 10-2-02 at 9:19 a.m.

Bio-Hazard Material: Two used intravenous syringes were found in a planter under some bushes on the west side of the building.

Parking Lot 11, 200 East 22nd Street

Occurred on 10-2-02 at 10:15 p.m.

Criminal Mischief: A UT Parking and Transportation vehicle immobilizer (tire boot) was placed on a motor vehicle for unpaid tickets. A sticker was placed on the vehicle's window warning driver not to move the car. The driver, a UT student, saw the boot on the car but still drove backwards with the "boot" on the car resulting in damage to the "boot" and the car. Repair cost for the "boot": $300.00. Repair cost for the car: $500.00.

Parking Lot 99, 2000 Red River

Occurred on 10-2-02 at 1:15 p.m.

Con / Bunco Scam: Two unknown subjects were reported to be selling large stereo speakers out of the back of a green Eddie Bauer Edition Ford Expedition that was displaying paper license plates. Subjects were described as two white males wearing khaki shorts and polo shirts. Both were approximately 5'10" and were in their early twenties. Subjects tell victims they work for a company that bought too many high quality name brand speakers and they are selling them at a major discount. Victims later find out that the cartons the speakers come in have computer-generated labels and the speakers are way below market standards and are of third rate quality.

Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, #2 West Mall

Occurred between 9-26-02 at 12 noon and 10-1-02 at 7:00 a.m.

Theft: A black Nokia cellular telephone was stolen from an unsecured first floor office. Loss value: $60.00.