11:23 a.m.: An officer was contacted by a law enforcement agency in regard to a sexual assault that occurred in 2008 at the Vaquero Village apartments, formerly known as Bronc Village, on the Edinburg campus. The case is under investigation.
11:49 a.m.: A faculty member reported an electron microscope was stolen from inside a lab in the Health Sciences West building. The total loss to the department is $27,638.69.
12:30 p.m.: A student reported that a male student, who has been trying to contact her through Facebook, may be following her. She stated that she has seen him come into her place of work on campus and follow her into the Student Union. She also saw his vehicle in the parking lot of her off-campus apartment complex. She is scared of him physically hurting her and her boyfriend. She reported that the male has not made any threats toward her. A report will be forwarded to the Dean of Students Office and the Title IX coordinator will be notified.
3:42 p.m.: University Police responded to a call regarding a suspicious vehicle that was parked in the Sports Complex on the Brownsville campus. When officers contacted the driver and passenger of the vehicle they discovered the individuals had an odor of marijuana. The officers conducted a search of the vehicle and found a usable amount of marijuana located on the vehicle’s floorboard. The passenger admitted the marijuana belonged to her. She was arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana and was transported to the Brownsville City Jail. The driver was released without incident.
4:38 p.m.: A student reported that while he was walking under the covered walkway by the University Center on the Edinburg campus, another student on a Segway used derogatory language against him and struck him on the left arm and foot with the Segway. The reporting student is unsure if he wants to pursue criminal charges. He also reported the incident to the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities.
9:50 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to the Casa Bella student housing complex after staff reported a noise complaint. The sergeant arrived and identified a man who had been issued a criminal trespass warning by police for a previous incident. The same man was arrested on a charge of criminal trespass and issued a citation for consumption of alcohol by a minor.
12:28 p.m.: A student reported that she received several harassing text messages and phone calls from another student, a former friend. The officer contacted the parents of the student, who is underage, and they said they would like for an officer to contact the male student and advise him to stop communicating with their daughter. The student was contacted by officers and warned about the consequences if he continues to contact the student.
4:18 p.m.: A student reported receiving inappropriate images to her UTRGV email account.
–Compiled by Andrea Torres