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The following are among the incidents reported to University Police between Nov. 9 and 13.

Nov. 9

9:50 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to the Main Building in regard to a non-affiliated woman appearing incoherent in the area. The officer interviewed her and determined she was not a danger to herself or others. The woman said she had recently been released from Tropical Texas Behavioral Health in Brownsville and wanted to go back to the hospital. She was provided a courtesy transport to the facility.

Nov. 10

1:04 p.m.: A student fell off his bike and was injured on the Bronc Trail. He was transported to Rio Grande Regional Hospital for a medical evaluation.

3 p.m.: A staff member reported receiving a phone call from an unknown man earlier who wanted a message relayed to the university president. In the said message, the man used profanity to express his displeasure with a recent student walkout demonstration in Edinburg.

Nov. 11

8:10 p.m.: An officer responded to the Village Apartments in reference to a parent’s welfare concern of a student who may be a danger to herself. The student was not located at the apartments but contact was made with her via telephone. She stated that she was with a friend in McAllen and was fine.  At the request of the UTRGV Police Department, the McAllen Police Department sent officers to the student’s location and confirmed she was fine.

Nov. 12

1:10 a.m.: An officer observed a group of students surrounding a vehicle in Lot E37 and approached them. A student was in the back passenger seat leaning out of the vehicle vomiting due to the consumption of alcoholic beverages. She refused emergency medical services and was cited by the officer for consumption of alcohol by a minor. She was released to a responsible adult in lieu of arrest on a charge of public intoxication. This report was referred to the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities for further review.

12:14 p.m.: A woman reported a forced-entry burglary of a UT Health Science Center-Houston office under construction in Weslaco. The burglars ransacked the offices and took several laptops, computers and small office items. The Weslaco Police Department will be the primary agency investigating the incident.

6:03 p.m.: Officers responded to the intramural fields in Edinburg to investigate the odor of marijuana coming from some students that were sitting at the bleachers. Contact was made with the students but no narcotics were located. 

Nov. 13

1:40 p.m.: A student reported witnessing another student accidentally collide with two unattended vehicles while involved in a verbal altercation over parking spaces in Lot E26. Contact was made with the involved parties and no injuries were reported.

–Compiled by Britney Valdez

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