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October 26, 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 10/16/17 and 10/23/17.
Coffee with a Cop: Join us for coffee with a cop on 11/07/17 at Lucky Lab
Coffee at 2421 San Antonio Street (directly Across from San Antonio
Garage). All are welcome to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to
know the officers who patrol where you live, learn and work.
1800 Block of San Jacinto Boulevard

Possession of Dangerous Drug (x2), Possession of Marijuana (x2) &
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (x2): A UTPD Officer observed a vehicle
operating without headlights when required. Officers stopped the vehicle
and upon approaching the vehicle were greeted with the smell of what
they believed to be marijuana. The vehicle was occupied by two persons,
one was a UT student and the other was unaffiliated. Officers would
ultimately search the vehicle and recover marijuana, ecstasy,
methamphetamine and related paraphernalia. Both occupants were taken
into custody and transported to Travis County Central Booking. Occurred
on 10/21/17 at 11:42 PM.

Littlefield House 302 W. 24th Street

Possession of Substance in Penalty Group 2 & Criminal Trespass: Officers
observed an individual sitting on a fence near the building and believed
the individual to have received a prior criminal trespass warning. That
belief was quickly confirmed and the suspect was taken into custody. A
search incidental to arrest yielded several prescription pills that the
suspect did not have a prescription for. He was transported to Travis
County Jail. Occurred on 10/20/17 at 8:30 pm.

400 Block of W. 21st Street

Driving While Intoxicated & Possession of Substance in Penalty Group 1:
A UTPD officer observed a vehicle fail to stop at a red light and make an
illegal left turn. The vehicle then began to travel at high speeds and
swerve across lanes of traffic. The officer stopped the vehicle and
immediately recognized that the driver (not-UT affiliated) exhibited
symptoms of intoxication. When the officer asked the driver to consent to
the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, the driver said that his lawyer
advised him not to after his last DWI. Despite this refusal, officers
determined that he was impaired due to intoxication and took him into
custody. A search yielded a small amount of cocaine. Occurred on
10/17/17 at 01:56 am.

2600 Block of Nueces

Theft/Possession of Substance in Penalty Group 1:A bicycle belonging to
The University of Texas was removed from its rack near Communications
Building B. The bicycle was fitted with equipment that makes it very easy
to track. Officers quickly located the bicycle and its rider (who was not
UT-affiliated). Officers recovered the bicycle and took the thief into
custody. A search incidental to arrest yielded methamphetamine.
Occurred on 10/20/17 at 06:20 am.

The University of Texas Police Department responded to 826 calls for
service (148 of those were alarms), performed 195 traffic stops, made 16
criminal arrests, conducted 57 foot patrols and investigated 14 welfare
concerns between 10/16/17 and 10/23/17.

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

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