Crime Report: 10/21-10/27

The following is a partial report of campus crime between Oct. 21 and Thursday. All information is selected from the files of the UH Department of Public Safety. Information or questions regarding the cases below should be directed to UH DPS at (713) 742-3333.

Traffic Offense: A student reported his vehicle was struck and the striking driver failed to leave the required information.  The incident occurred between 9:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Oct. 21 in Lot 16I.  The case is active, pending new information.

Theft: A student reported her unattended and unsecured wallet stolen from her backpack. The incident occurred between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Oct. 21 in the M.D. Anderson Memorial Library. The case is active, pending new information.

Theft: A student resident reported that his roommate or his roommate’s friend stole some money he had hidden in his room. The incident occurred between 7 p.m. Oct. 21 and 9:30 a.m. Oct. 22 in Cougar Village 1. The case is active.

Possession of a Controlled Substance: An unaffiliated individual and a student were found smoking marijuana inside a parked vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed narcotics. The driver was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and the passenger was issued a student life referral. The incident occurred at 6:12 p.m. Oct. 22 in Lot 6A. The case is cleared by arrest.

Criminal Mischief: A student reported a physical altercation that caused damage to UH property. The involved parties left the scene before UHPD arrived. The incident occurred between 10 and 10:06 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Law Residence Hall. The case is active, pending new information.

Trespass: An unaffiliated individual who had an earlier criminal trespass warning was observed looking into cars and wandering around Lot 12A. The subject was arrested for criminal trespass and transported to Harris County Jail. The incident occurred at 2:16 a.m. Wednesday in Lot 12A. The case is cleared by arrest.

Theft: A student reported that someone stole his unattended and secured bicycle. The incident occurred between 3 p.m. Oct. 22 and 11 a.m. Wednesday on Farish Hall Grounds. The case is active, pending new information.

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: UHPD received a report of the smell of marijuana, and an investigation discovered a student in possession of drug paraphernalia. The student was issued a citation and student life and residential life referrals. The incident occurred at 11:46 p.m. Wednesday on the sixth floor of Calhoun Lofts. The case is cleared by citation.

Traffic Offense: A student reported her parked and unattended vehicle was struck by another vehicle, and the driver of the striking vehicle failed to leave the information required by law. The incident occurred between 8:10 a.m. and 10 a.m. Thursday in Faculty Lot 19D. The case is active, pending new information.

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: A student was deemed a danger to himself and transported to the NeuroPsychiatric Center. The student was also found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The student received residential and student life referrals. The incident occurred at 3:22 p.m. Thursday in Moody Towers. The case is cleared by referral.

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