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The following are among the incidents reported to University Police between Sept. 11 and 13.

Sept. 11

2:47 p.m.: A student reported that when she arrived home from the UTRGV Brownsville campus, she noticed the plastic cover was missing from the passenger side mirror of her vehicle. She parked in Lot B2 on the east side of the Old Cotton Compress. There were no signs that it had been intentionally removed and it is unknown if it fell off on the way to her off-campus residence.

3:44 p.m.: A student reported that he had been feeling dizzy and felt a tingling sensation in his mouth. He refused transport by emergency medical services and left campus with his mother to seek evaluation and treatment from a private physician.

6:43 p.m.: A student reported damage to his vehicle while it was parked in Lot E21. The vehicle sustained minor damage to the left rear passenger door and running board. Surveillance cameras were reviewed and it was determined the damage did not occur while parked on university property. 

6:48 p.m.: A student reported he was struck by a golf cart while riding his skateboard on the sidewalk of the Edinburg campus. The driver, who has not been identified, stopped and provided aid. The student said he was OK and later visited a clinic on his own due to hip pain.

9:37 p.m.: A student reported that an unknown caller attempted to scam him out of money by stating that he had an active warrant for his arrest. The student recognized the call as a scam and ceased it. He wanted the incident documented.

Sept. 12

9:58 a.m.: An officer made contact with a non-affiliated man on the fifth floor of the Student Services Building on the Edinburg campus. Records revealed an active warrant for the man’s arrest from the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear, an original offense for felony theft and that he is a registered sex offender. He was arrested and booked into the Hidalgo County Adult Detention Center. He was also issued a criminal trespass warning for all UTRGV campuses.

1:20 p.m.: A faculty member reported that she slipped and fell, injuring herself while walking toward the Main Building on the Lozano-Banco bridge of the Brownsville campus. She refused emergency medical services.

5:11 p.m.: A staff member reported that her vehicle was struck while parked in Lot B2. The vehicle sustained visible damage to the left rear door and quarter panel. The case is under investigation.

5:45 p.m.: A non-affiliated man reported that he was looking for a female friend who was possibly a student on the Brownsville campus to report a family emergency. Upon further investigation, it was learned that she did not want any contact with him. A report was made for documentation purposes.

Sept. 13

10:51 a.m.: A student reported his vehicle was damaged while parking in Lot E32. The vehicle sustained extensive front-end damage and was towed from the scene. A review of surveillance footage showed the incident occurring and provided a description of the suspect and their vehicle. Officers located the suspect, but the victim chose not to file criminal charges. The incident was referred to Student Rights and Responsibilities for further review.

–Compiled by Britney Valdez

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