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May 22, 2006

Alumni Center, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd.

Occurred on 5-20-06, between 4:30 PM and 6:05 PM.

Theft: A leather purse containing numerous credit cards (11 total),various forms of identification, and one dollar, in cash, was stolen from and unsecured desk drawer. Loss value: $46.00.

Disch-Falk Field, 1300 East Martin Luther King Blvd

Occurred on 5-21-06, at 4:15 AM.

Burglary: Two UT students and a non-UT subject were observed climbing over the outfield fence carrying 1st, 2nd and 3rd base. Two additional unknown subjects watched as their teammates were thrown out while stealing bases and being detained by the police. The unknown teammates were last seen running home. UTPD wins 3 to 2.

LBJ Plaza, 2305 Robert Dedman Dr.

Occurred on 5-20-06, at 9:08 AM.

Criminal Trespass Warning: A non-UT subject was reported stopping visitors to the LBJ Library to hand out literature and conduct media interviews about a former president. During the investigation, officers located the subject leaving the campus area. He informed the officers that he wanted to be interview by the media and was unaware that he could not solicit on campus. The subject was issued a written criminal trespass warning and escorted from the campus area.

Moffett Molecular Biology Building, 2500 Speedway

Occurred on 5-21-06, at 12:10 PM.

Suspicious Activity: A UT student reported that an unauthorized subject entered the building as he was exiting. The subject was located on the second floor attempting to enter a secured lab. The subject was identified as a former student and was found to be in possession of several unauthorized building keys to MBB and Welch Hall. The officer confiscated all of the unauthorized keys and issued a written criminal trespass warning to the subject prior to escorting the subject from the building.

Whitaker Field (Intramural Field), 51st Street & Guadalupe

Occurred on 5-20-06, between 8:45 AM and 10:45 AM.

Burglary of Motor Vehicle: The front passenger window of a 2003 Toyota was discovered broken out and a purse was taken. The purse contained a black leather bifold wallet, $60.00, in cash, several credit cards, two gift cards, and a silver Sony cellular telephone. Loss value: $390.00.

600 Block Colorado

Occurred on 5-20-06, at 2:45 AM.

Public Intoxication: A non-UT subject was observed holding onto a tree for support while urinating in a public place. The subject was also trying to place a telephone call on his cellular telephone; he could not understand why the call would not go through even with a dead battery. During the investigation the subject informed the officer that it was his "2, 1, birthday." The subject also informed the officer that he had been arrested the previous week for having a fictitious driver's license. The officer noted that the subject had a very strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath, bloodshot eyes, unsure balance, and needed support when walking.

Crime Prevention Tip:

The 21st birthday, for some, is a day when one can drink legally for the first time. For others the "2, 1, birthday" makes for another night in jail.

600 Block Colorado

Occurred on 5-21-06, at 5:25 AM.

Criminal Trespass Warning: Officers observed two non-UT subjects sleeping on the steps to O. Henry Hall. The subjects were issued written criminal trespass warnings and escorted from the area.

100 Block West Innter Campus Drive

Occurred on: 5-21-06, at 4:04 AM.

Driving While Intoxicated: A UT officer observed a white Mercedes pull up next to the Main Mall steps and the driver exited the vehicle holding an open 12 oz. can of beer. During the investigation, the subject told the officers that he was there to take pictures of his girlfriend that had graduated a few hours ago. Officers detected a very strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath. Officers also observed an open 1.75 liter bottle of rum on the back seat. The subject was given a standard field sobriety test, which he was unable to perform.

1600 Block Manor Road

Occurred on 5-20-06, between 12:01 PM and 4:30 PM.

Burglary of Motor Vehicle: A CD case, containing 100 CDs, and a radio adapter were stolen from an unsecured vehicle. Loss value: 290.00.

Campus Wide

Occurred at various times.

Non-Criminal Calls: In addition to the above criminal cases, The University of Texas Police Department responded to 24 alarm calls, 10 unsecured door reports, 1 emergency call, and 2 suspicious activity reports between 05-19-06 and 05-22-06.