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December 17, 2002

Battle Hall, #1 West Mall

Occurred on 12-3-02 at 2:20 p.m.

Criminal Trespass: A non-UT subject was found in a basement area that is reserved for faculty, staff and students. Subject was issued a written criminal trespass warning.

F. Loren Winship Drama Building, 300 East 23rd Street

Occurred between 12-13-02 at 3:00 p.m. and 12:16-02 at 1:10 p.m.

Burglary: An iMac computer and a Hewlett Packard Laser printer were stolen from a basement costume stock room. The door to the room was locked when the computers were last seen and found unlocked when the theft was discovered. Loss value: $1,100.00.

Garrison Hall, #3 East Mall

Occurred on 12-16-02 at 5:15 p.m.

Criminal Trespass: A non-UT subject was found in a basement area that is reserved for faculty, staff and students. Subject was issued a written criminal trespass warning.

Graduate School of Business, 100 West 21st Street

Occurred between 12-13-02 at 5:15 p.m. and 12-16-02 at 8:30 a.m.

Theft: A bank deposit bag and approximately $971.00 cash was stolen from a safe that was secured in a secured third floor office. A part-time UT employee, the last person who handled the cash, has since been reported missing by his wife.

Geology Building, #10 East Mall

Arrest occurred on 12-16-02 at 9:03 p.m.

Burglary: Two non-UT subjects were stopped on 12-16-02 at 9:03 pm while walking eastbound on 24th Street on the south side of the Service Bldg. Subjects were carrying a fax machine, a Dell computer, monitor and assorted computer accessories. It was determined that all the property had been stolen from an office suite on the sixth floor between 12-13-02 at 4:30 pm and 12-14-02 at 2:00 pm. After the property was stolen, it was hidden for two days somewhere in or around the building. During the time that the theft could have been committed, the office suite had been left unsecured due to construction in the area. Recovery value: $2,000.00.

O. Henry Hall, 601 Colorado

Occurred on 12-16-02 between 7:00 a.m. and 11:10 p.m.

Graffiti: A black felt marker was used to write gang-style initials on the north exterior wall. Removal cost: $150.00.

Parking Garage #1, 2401 San Jacinto Blvd.

Occurred on 12-9-02 between 10:00 a.m. and 8:50 p.m.

Burglary of Motor Vehicle: The left front window was broken out of a tan colored Subaru Forrester that was parked on level five. A black vinyl Logic CD case containing 10 CD's was stolen from the vehicle. Loss value: $40.00.

Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, #2 West Mall

Occurred on 12-16-02 at 6:15 p.m.

Attempted Theft: A UT student set off the book detector alarm at the first floor exit. Three UT library books were found in his backpack that had the checkout catalog tags ripped out. Recovery value: $200.00.

Simkins Hall Dormitory, 2501 San Jacinto Blvd.

Discovered on 12-16-02 at 9:51 p.m.

Criminal Mischief: The pay telephone on the outside of the west entrance was set on fire. The receiver's earpiece was completely melted off and the inside of the telephone's enclosure was scorched. There were several busted water balloons nearby. One of the busted balloons was directly under the telephone. The area under each busted water balloon was still wet and there was a strong burning smell from the burnt insulation. Repair cost: $400.00.

Union Building, #4 West Mall

Occurred on 12-13-02 between 12:30 a.m. and 12:40 a.m.

Theft: A black leather Guess wallet containing $110.00 cash was stolen when it was left unattended along with other personal property in a fourth floor study room that was located on the northwest corner of the building.

2600 Whitis Avenue

Occurred on 12-16-02 at 1:00 p.m.

Indecent Exposure: An unknown subject was sitting in the driver's seat of an older model, tan colored pickup truck that was parked in the church Parking Lot on the north side of Kinsolving Dormitory. The subject called a female UT student over to the vehicle. When she approached the vehicle she realized the subject was engaged in lewd activity. The subject drove away from the area before police arrived. Subject was described as a "middle aged" white male with brown hair.