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The following are among the incidents reported to University Police between Oct. 9 and 14.

Oct. 9

5:46 p.m.: A student requested a police escort after seeing her sister’s ex-boyfriend on the Edinburg campus earlier that day. The man, who is not affiliated with the university, has a history of assault against her sister. The student requested a criminal trespass warning be issued to him if later identified. 

Oct. 10

12:10 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to Texas Southmost College Cavalry Hall in Brownsville in regard to a suspicious telephone call received by a UTRGV staff member. The caller was attempting to extort money. The staff member hung up and no money was exchanged.

1:06 p.m.: A staff member at Texas Southmost College Cavalry Hall reported an unauthorized charge made to his UTRGV issued procurement card. The case is under investigation.

Oct. 11

1:50 p.m.: A student reported that her vehicle license plate was stolen while parked in Lot E31. After reviewing video footage, it was determined that the incident did not occur on campus.

Oct. 12

8:43 a.m.: A staff member reported discovering a wireless printer damaged on the first floor hallway of the STAC building on the Edinburg campus. The case is under investigation. 

9:25 a.m.: A non-affiliated woman reported that she slipped and fell on the Lozano-Banco bridge on the Brownsville campus. She refused emergency medical services and left campus with a family member.

10:48 a.m.: A student reported she lost her wallet containing IDs, along with some debit and credit cards in Lot B6.

5:57 p.m.: A student reported her vehicle was damaged while parked in Lot E16. The vehicle sustained visible damage to the driver’s side. 

5:57 p.m.: A non-affiliated woman reported she was assaulted by her 13-year-old son in Lot E2. She stated that he hit her on the head with his fist several times. She drove to the Edinburg Police Department to file the initial police report and was referred to University Police. The Edinburg Police Department conducted an emergency mental health detention on her son, who was then admitted to the South Texas Behavioral Health Center for an evaluation. The case is under investigation.

Oct. 13

9:33 a.m.: A staff member reported a water leak in a room in the Biomedical Research & Health Building on the Brownsville campus. The only damage was to the ceiling tiles.

Oct. 14

12:40 p.m.: A non-affiliated woman ran into the Medical Library on the Harlingen campus asking to use the phone to call 911, saying she was running from her boyfriend who would beat her if she returned to him. Officers from the Harlingen Police Department were contacted and a UTRGV Public Safety Officer stayed with her until they arrived. She said she was not injured. The Harlingen Police Department arrived and transported her to their police station. The initial incident occurred off campus.

–Compiled by Britney Valdez

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