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POLICE REPORTS The following are among the incidents reported to University Police between Oct. 3 and 9.

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Oct. 3
11:57 a.m.: In the UTRGV Biomedical Building, a student complained of shortness of breath, chest pain, tachycardia and dizziness. Emergency Medical Services transported the student by ambulance to be further evaluated.

Oct. 4
12:14 p.m.: A Texas Southmost College student reported one of the tires on the vehicle blew out while driving down Ringgold Road. A UTRGV officer assisted by directing traffic in the area. At a later time, an employee from the Brownsville Early College High School called the UTRGV Police Department and reported a student had been hit with a piece of tire while walking on the sidewalk on Ringgold Road. She reported the piece of tire hit her backpack and knocked her to her knees. The Brownsville Police Department was notified and an officer was dispatched to the scene because of the location of the incident.

Oct. 5
6:31 p.m.: On the Brownsville campus, an adult and three minors were seen walking around the campus in wet clothing. UTRGV officers approached the group in a TSC parking lot. The man said they were lost and just crossed the Rio Grande. U.S. Border Patrol officers arrived and took custody of the group.

Oct. 6
1:58 a.m.: Officers stopped a driver, who displayed signs of intoxication, for driving without a front license plate on 300 block North Sugar Road. The driver was subsequently arrested on suspicion of DWI after performing poorly on the standardized field sobriety tests and was transported to the Edinburg Municipal Jail. At the jail, the driver agreed to provide samples of breath, which revealed a breath alcohol content of 0.050, and 0.049, respectively. The driver was released from custody and was issued a written warning.

Oct. 7
7:25 p.m.: A man backed up without safety, striking a woman’s vehicle, which was improperly parked in a fire lane. The vehicles sustained minor damage and no injuries were reported.

Oct. 8
1:49 a.m.: An officer stopped a driver for failing to stop at a traffic signal on the 1600 block of West Schunior Street. The driver had a suspended driver’s license. A record check revealed a warrant for unpaid fines. The operator was issued a court appearance citation for driving while license invalid and booked into the Edinburg Municipal Jail.

Oct. 9
12:05 a.m.: A student reported leaving her backpack in the Engineering Building. She said she did not secure the door after leaving the room at midnight and when she returned, her backpack was missing. Her camera, laptop and Social Security card were inside her backpack. The loss was estimated at $1,050.

–Compiled by Megan Gonzalez

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