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January 18, 2006

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Jester Center Academic, 201 East 21st Street

Occurred on 01-18-06 at 3:29 AM.

Criminal Trespass: A non-UT subject was found sleeping on a couch inside an unsecured 1st floor lounge. The subject was issued a written criminal trespass warning.

Sanchez Building, 1912 Speedway

Occurred on 01-17-06 at 9:20 AM.

Burglary: A UT staff member observed a non-UT subject behind the desk of a co-workers 2nd floor office. The staff member confronted the subject to see if he needed assistance. The subject named the staff member assigned to the office. The staff member went to get the employee assigned to the room. When the two arrived at the office, the subject left the area. The employee assigned to the room immediately checked her purse which she had placed inside an unsecured desk drawer. She discovered her wallet had been stolen. The two staff members then chased after the subject and summoned the assistance of nearby construction workers who then continued the pursuit. A construction worker chased the subject under a parked sport utility vehicle where the subject relinquished the stolen wallet and continued to flee on foot. The construction worker flagged down a passing Austin Police Officer who initiated and completed the pursuit. Recovery value: $160.00.

2100 Guadalupe

Occurred on 01-17-06 at 9:52AM.

Theft: An employee of the Wooten Barber Shop flagged down a University of Texas Police Officer after he observed an unidentified subject remove the front tire to a bicycle that was secured to a pole by the roadway. The employee exited the barber shop to confront the subject who abandoned the front tire and fled the area. The subject was described as a white male, 511 tall, 170 pounds, dark hair, a mustache and goatee wearing a black leather jacket with metal spikes and a pair of handcuffs hanging from it, a blue t-shirt with the words Hello, My name is Pig on the front of the shirt and a knit cap. An acquaintance of the subject who was still in the area, stated she only knew the subject by the name of T.

Campus Wide

Occurred at various times.

Non-Criminal Calls: In addition to the above criminal cases, The University of Texas Police Department responded to 9 alarm calls, 3 unsecured door reports, 2 medical emergency calls, 1 lighting survey, 1 emergency commitment and 2 suspicious activity reports between 01-17-06 and 01-18-06.