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Volume 7, Issue 4                                    University of Houston

Campus crime report

<'>The following is a partial report of campus crime between Dec. 23 and Jan. 4. All information is selected from the files of the UH Police Department. The information in italics indicates when the event was reported to UHPD and the eventís location. Information or questions regarding the cases below should be directed to UHPD at (713) 743-0600.

<'>Driving while intoxicated: 3 a.m. Dec. 23, 4200 block of Elgin Avenue --A student was arrested and transported to Harris County Jail for driving while intoxicated after being involved in a single-vehicle accident on Spur 5. A student passenger was arrested for public intoxication, issued a county citation and released to the custody of a sober adult. Both were issued Student Life Referrals. Occurred between 3:25 and 3:42 a.m.

<'>Burglary: 12:38 a.m. Dec. 24, Cambridge Oaks -- A student reported an unknown person(s) burglarized his apartment, gaining entry by breaking out the front window. Occurred between 3 p.m. Dec. 22 and 11:30 p.m. Dec. 23.

<'>Theft: 12:45 a.m. Dec. 24, Bayou Oaks -- A student reported an unknown person(s) stole his unattended, unsecured bicycle from a rack on the west side of the Bayou Oaks main building between 5 p.m. Dec. 32 and 12:40 a.m. Dec. 24.

<'>Driving while intoxicated: 12:55 a.m. Dec. 25, 4000 block of Gulf Freeway southbound frontage road -- A visitor was arrested and transported to Harris County Jail for driving while intoxicated after he was involved in a traffic accident. Occurred at 12:50 a.m.

<'>Burglary: 7:15 p.m. Dec. 28, Entrance 14 -- A faculty member reported an unknown person(s) stole money from his parked, secured vehicle, damaging the driverís side door handle and passenger side window in the process. Occurred between 1 and 6:45 p.m.

<'>Driving while intoxicated: 1:29 a.m. Dec. 28, 3500 block of Cullen Boulevard -- Two visitor were arrested and transported to Harris County Jail for driving while intoxicated after the vehicle they were riding in was stopped for having an expired registration. The driver was charged with a DWI and the front-seat passenger was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

<'>Criminal mischief/theft: 7:52 p.m. Dec. 28, Agnes Arnold Hall basement -- A visitor reported known individuals stole a pair of tin scissors from his tool belt and may have also tipped over a beverage vending machine. Occurred between 4:30 p.m. Dec. 28 and 7:52 a.m. Dec. 29.

<'>Criminal mischief: 3:33 a.m. Dec. 30, Bayou Oaks -- A Bayou Oaks security officer reported an unknown person(s) removed a fire extinguished from a fourth-floor cabinet, broke the exit sign hanging from the ceiling and threw the fire extinguisher out a window between 3:33 and 3:34 a.m.

<'>Criminal mischief: 9:21 a.m. Dec. 30, Cullen Oaks visitor parking lot -- A student reported an unknown person(s) damaged his vehicle with a sharp, pointed object between 11 p.m. Dec. 29 and 9:20 a.m. Dec. 30.

<'>Driving while license suspended: 11:24 p.m. Dec. 31, 3500 block of Scott Street -- A visitor was arrested and transported to Harris County Jail for driving with a suspended license after he was seen leaning out of the car window and weaving in and out of traffic along Scott Street.

<'>Assault: 1:20 a.m. Jan. 1, 4700 block of Texas Spur 5 -- A visitor was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend and driving while intoxicated after his vehicle was seen stopped in a moving lane of traffic on Spur 5. He was released to Harris County Jail. The girlfriend, who is a student, was treated at the scene and released.

<'>Driving while intoxicated: 4:07 a.m. Jan. 1, 4600 block of Texas Spur 5 -- A visitor was arrested and transported to Harris County Jail for driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for failure to maintain a single lane; a second visitor was arrested for public intoxication, issued a county citation and later released to a sober adult.

<'>Theft: 10:40 p.m. Jan. 2, Cambridge Oaks -- A student reported her roommateís boyfriend stole underwear from her bedroom and hid a camera there between 10 p.m. Dec. 16 and 3 p.m. Jan. 2.

<'>Criminal mischief: 7:43 a.m. Jan. 3, General Services Building first floor -- A staff member reported an unknown person(s) damaged his office door with a sharp, pointed object between noon Dec. 17 and 7:43 a.m. Jan. 3.

<'>Theft: 10:50 a.m. Jan. 3, Agnes Arnold Auditorium 1 -- A staff member reported an unknown person(s) stole a DVD player from a secured podium cabinet. There were no signs of forced entry. Occurred between Dec. 22 and 10 a.m. Jan. 3.

<'>Driving while license suspended: 12:20 a.m. Jan. 4, 3600 block of Scott Street -- A visitor was arrested and transported to Harris County Jail for driving with a suspended license after being stopped for running a red light at Scott and Holman.
 

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