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POLICE REPORTS The following are among the incidents reported to University Police between Oct. 26 and Nov. 3.

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October 26

8:30 a.m.: A student reported that her ex-boyfriend had been following her from Mission to the Edinburg campus. He approached the student as she was dropping their children off at the UTRGV Day Care. University Police issued the ex boyfriend an indefinite criminal trespass warning.

10:59 a.m.: A student reported that his vehicle was struck while it was parked in lot B2 on the Edinburg campus.

11:53 a.m.: A student reported that his computer was stolen during a burglary at his off-campus apartment Oct. 24. An application on his computer alerted him that the computer was on campus. University and City of Edinburg Police are investigating the case.

5:04 p.m.: A student reported he started feeling symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after preparing for a test.A university police officer advised him to skip the exam because it might elevate his anxiety and stress. The student left the campus without incident.

October 27

5:40p.m.: A faculty member and student had a minor vehicle collision in lot A1. No injuries were reported and there was minor damage on both vehicles.

6:30 p.m.: A student reported she was invited to smoke marijuana and drink alcohol by a male in parking lot N2. The student said she was scared and went to the police department to report the incident.

October 28

4:07p.m.: The Casa Bella student housing complex entrance gate malfunctioned after a compact car hit it. The gate was repaired and video was reviewed for identification of the vehicle.

6:32 p.m.: A student fainted in the University Library in Brownsville after feeling ill. Emergency medical services personnel were called and said the student had normal vital signs and it could have been a panic attack caused by anxiety. The student declined transport to a hospital and left the area with a family member without further incident.

6:32 p.m.: An international student was found to be living in Washington, D.C., after the Department of Student Rights and Responsibilities reported him missing from class and not contacting his professors. After further investigation, it was discovered the student was in Virginia and had no intention of returning to the university to finish the semester due to financial difficulties.

October 30

8:18 a.m.: A staff member reported a student smoking a cigarette near the Student Union on the Brownsville campus. University Police advised the individual that the UTRGV Brownsville campus is a non-smoking campus. The student was told the incident would be referred to the Office of Student Judicial Affairs for violating the Student Code of Conduct.

October 31

6:45 a.m.: University Police responded to a fire alarm at the Troxel Hall dorms in Edinburg. A fire panel indicated a water flow issue in one of the rooms. The Edinburg Fire Department cleared the building and reset the panel.

November 1

2:32p.m.: A Casa Bella resident reported that she had been assaulted by a friend who grabbed her wrist, caused her pain and made her feel threatened. An officer attempted several times to contact the suspect but was unsuccessful.

November 2

1:10p.m.: A Brownsville library staff member reported that three stickers promoting the social network app Yik Yak were posted throughout the library.Officers took custody of the stickers.

7:17 p.m.: Officers responding to a report of marijuana odor at Casa Bella cited a resident for being in possession
of drug paraphernalia after they found a glass smoking pipe containing marijuana residue inside his sink cabinet.

November 3

11:23 a.m.: University Police contacted a student accused of copying his friend’s parking permit and placing it on his vehicle. The student’s information was forwarded to the Dean of Students office.

3:50 p.m.: A pregnant staff member who fell after exiting her vehicle was evaluated by emergency medical services and transported to the Valley Regional Medical Center.

–Compiled by Andrea Torres

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