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POLICE REPORTS The following are among the incidents reported to University Police between Nov. 9 and 16.

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November 9

3:34 p.m.: A student dislocated his shoulder while playing basketball in the UTRGV Wellness and Recreational Sports Complex. He requested to be transported to Edinburg Regional Hospital for further medical evaluation.
5:10 p.m.: A University Police officer was notified about a student making threatening statements against herself and family members on the Brownsville campus. The Office for Victim Advocacy and Violence Prevention was informed about the comments made by the student.
9:57 p.m.: A staff member reported that a student missed class after an attempt to hurt herself because of personal issues. The student admitted to slamming her head into concrete to hurt herself, but was reported to be fine. She was provided information on counseling services and made an appointment.

November 10

12:15 a.m.: Officers on foot patrol found a male exiting an apartment after visiting hours in the Casa Bella student housing complex. He was issued a criminal trespass warning.
2:57 p.m.: A student had a panic attack during her math test on the Edinburg campus. She was transported to Edinburg Regional Hospital for a medical evaluation.
5:59 p.m.: A student reported her vehicle was damaged, possibly from a door opening and striking it, in an Edinburg campus parking lot.
6:36 p.m.: University Police officers were dispatched to Neale Drive on the Brownsville campus after U.S. Border Patrol cameras spotted an individual crossing the border fence with a duffel bag. Upon arrival, they were informed by a Border Patrol agent that two subjects were in custody and that 10 containers of methamphetamine crystal were confiscated. The containers were found inside a vehicle parked in the Brownsville Early College High School parking lot. The vehicle was impounded and Brownsville School District police were notified.

November 11

7:21 p.m.: A professor fell at the Main Building on the Brownsville campus and injured her collarbone. Emergency medical services transported her to Valley Baptist Medical Center. November 12

November 12

1:20 p.m.: A student reported she had been receiving unwanted text and Facebook messages for the last three to four weeks from a male student. She was told to file a report with the McAllen Police Department and any incidents occurring on campus to UTRGV Police. The UTRGV Title IX coordinator was notified and the report will be referred to the dean of students.
2:43 p.m.: A student fainted in the Main Building’s east courtyard. She requested emergency medical services. After being evaluated, the student declined transportation to the hospital.
11:40 p.m.: University Police cited four resident minors for drinking alcohol in one of the Casa Bella apartments.

November 13

2:33 a.m.: A student was stopped on the Edinburg campus after running a red light. The student was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated after the officer found three open containers of alcohol on the front passenger seat. He was transported to Edinburg Municipal Jail and booked.

November 14

9:01 p.m.: University Police responded to a report of a stolen bike outside the Academic Services Building. It was later determined the bicycle was not stolen, but moved to another location as part of a fraternity prank.

November 15

4:30 p.m.: A student reported that he and his classmates are concerned over the behavior of their instructor. He said the instructor gets upset often over low grades on assignments and tests from members of the class. The instructor has not threatened anyone or made any physical contact with anyone. The student was informed he can address, the concern with the chair of the department and dean of the college.

November 16

12:37 p.m.: A student reported she is having conflicts with her husband, who has been harassing her via telephone. She was referred to the office for Victim Advocacy and Violence Prevention and to the Cameron County Sheriff’s Department to file an information report.
4:16 p.m.: Two students struck each other’s vehicles as they were backing out of their spaces in parking lot C on the Edinburg campus. The damage was less than $1,000.
11:02 p.m.: A student resident reported her ex-boyfriend was attempting to contact her without her consent. She said she wanted to file an information report although the incident did not meet the elements for harassment or stalking.

–Compiled by Andrea Torres

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