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September 20, 2017

Campus Watch: Below is a summary of campus criminal activity reported
to or observed by The University of Texas At Austin Police Department
Patrol Officers between 09/11/17 and 09/18/17.

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2600 Block of Manor Road

Possession of Substance in Penalty Group 1 (Methamphetamine),
Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving While
License Invalid without Proof of Insurance, Disregard Official Traffic
Control Device, Operation of Vehicle with Expired License Plate: A UTPD
officer observed a vehicle, which was a traveling in the bicycle lane list
into a lane of oncoming traffic. The officer stopped the vehicle and spoke
with the driver. The officer determined that the driver’s license was
invalid and that the vehicle was not insured. The officer also observed
several empty small baggies, burnt marijuana cigarettes and
miscellaneous drug paraphernalia. The officer also learned that the driver
had three warrants for his arrest. The driver was taken into custody and
transported to Travis County Central Booking. An inventory of the vehicle
yielded marijuana, methamphetamine and additional drug paraphernalia.
Occurred on 9/12/17 at 1:00 am.

2514 Guadalupe Street

Evading Arrest or Detention, Resisting Arrest or Detention, Possession of
Substance in Penalty Group 2 (THC Oil), Possession of Substance in
Penalty Group 1 (Cocaine), Public Intoxication: A UTPD officer observed
an individual fall and strike his face on the ground while walking on
Guadalupe Street. The officer approached the gentleman and offered
assistance. Before long, the officer determined that the suspect was
highly intoxicated and as a result, was likely a danger to himself or
others. The officers explained that they could release the intoxicated man
to a sober party but to no avail. When the officers attempted to take the
suspect into custody, he fled the scene on foot. Officers pursued and after
a short run, they caught up with the man. The suspect kicked at officers
and physically resisted their attempts to place him into custody. Despite
his attempts at resistance, the offender was taken into custody and
transported to Travis County Jail. Occurred on 9/16/17 at 12:47 am.

Dell Seton Medical Center 1500 Red River

Assault on a Public Servant: A highly intoxicated patient kicked a member
of the medical staff in the face while they were trying to render aid. After
being discharged from the hospital, the suspect was taken into custody
and transported to Travis County Central Booking. Occurred on 09/17/17
at 04:40 am.

200 Block of W. 15th Street

Unlawful Carrying of Weapons, Driving while License Invalid, Possession
of Marijuana: A UTPD officer observed a vehicle fail to stop at a red light.
The officer stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver. The officer
detected the odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle and would
ultimately find a small amount of the substance. The driver had an invalid
driver’s license and was found to be in possession of a firearm. The driver
was taken into custody and transported to Travis County Central Booking.
Occurred on 09/18/17 at 12:29 am.

2500 Block of San Antonio Street

Driving While Intoxicated: A UTPD Sergeant observed a vehicle traveling
the wrong way on a one way street. The sergeant, who was later assisted
by officers, stopped the vehicle and identified the driver. Officers would
go on to determine that the driver was operating the vehicle while
intoxicated. He was taken into custody and transported to Travis County
Central Booking. Occurred on 09/17/17 at 7:50 pm.

Qdoba Restaurant 2402 Guadalupe Street

Failure to Identify, Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor, Public
Intoxication, Fictitious License or Certificate: A UTPD officer found an
individual passed out in the entryway to the restaurant. Officers reported
that the man, who was under 21 years of age, was difficult to wake up
and exhibited signs of intoxication. When asked about his identity, the
man gave a false date of birth. Officers would ultimately find several IDs
on the suspect’s person. The suspect was taken into custody and
transported to the local jail. Occurred on 09/15/17 at 03:22 am.

The University of Texas Police Department responded to 667 calls for
service (166 of those were alarms), performed 123 traffic stops, made 19
criminal arrests, conducted 56 foot patrols and responded to 14 welfare
concerns between 09/11/17 and 09/18/17.

Today’s Campus Watch was prepared by: Officer Mike Murphy

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