Aside from the usual traffic accidents, underage consumption violations,
and harassing phone calls the Crime Log provides, there are always a few
"exceptional" reports. The following is Best of the Crime Log for the Fall
Thursday, Sept. 2
*4:19 a.m. - A complainant reported that two males were committing a
"lewd" act in front of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity out near the
Monday, Sept. 13
*10:30 a.m. - Animal Control was requested in reference to two dogs
at large around the Science and Engineering Building.
Monday, Sept. 20
*4:18 a.m. - An officer reported seeing a suspicious person urinating
in the street.
*2:35 p.m. - A complainant reported being approached by a black male
suspect in a gray vehicle who masturbated in front of her on 14th Street
and Highland Avenue. The subject also asked the victim to the UT
Tuesday, Sept. 21
*12:48 p.m. - A complainant stated that a white male cursed her when
she asked if he would let his two dogs relieve themselves somewhere
Saturday, Sept. 26
*6:26 p.m. - An officer stated that he had ejected a student from
Neyland Stadium after a complaint from a female. Subject became defensive
and verbally argumentative. The officer stated that he settled the
situation and directed the student to go home and to stay away from the
stadium. Subject returned to the stadium. The officer again escorted the
subject out of the stadium.
Thursday, Oct. 7
*12:09 a.m. - A driver with van services came into UTPD lobby to file
a complaint concerning harassment that had just occurred at Presidential
Court. The driver reported that while he was sitting in his van, a female
in a car drove up next to him. He stated that she cursed him and made
obscene gestures towards him; no threats were made towards the van driver.
A complaint report was filed.
Friday, Oct. 8
*10:41 p.m. - An officer was out on a report of a suspicious person
possibly using binoculars to look into women's dorms. The subject was gone
upon an officer's arrival.
Sunday, Oct. 10
*4:29 a.m. - A complainant stated that a white male subject was in
the bushes gratifying himself. When the complainant walked by, the subject
walked out of the bushes near the steps behind Reese Hall. Officers were
unable to locate the subject.
Monday, Oct. 11
*2:56 a.m. - A complainant stated that a lost dog was inside Morrill
Hall lobby. An officer was dispatched and was unable to catch the dog. The
dog was last seen running towards Presidential Court.
Tuesday, Oct. 12
*12:25 a.m. - A complainant called and stated that a male subject
wearing navy shorts and a blue tee shirt was on the top floor of Morrill
Hall looking into South Carrick Hall with binoculars.
*4:49 p.m. - A complainant who refused name and callback reported
that she had been approached by an individual at the UC around noon who had
asked he if she or any of her friends would marry him in order to get
citizenship in the U.S. The suspect was a white male in his mid- to late
thirties with an Australian accent.
Wednesday, Oct. 27
*9:19 p.m. - UTPD was notified of a suspicious person, possibly
involved in indecent exposure, in Hodges Library. Officers were unable to
locate the subject.
Sunday, Oct. 31
*10 p.m. - An officer was dispatched to check on a suspicious person
that was described as wearing blue overalls and a Mike Myers mask. The
complainant stated that the subject was chasing and harassing females in
front of Humes Hall.
Wednesday, Nov. 17
*1:59 p.m. - An officer was requested due to the theft of a chicken
sandwich in the Hess Hall dining.
Monday, Nov. 22
*2:28 p.m. - A complainant called and stated that a female street
preacher was causing a disturbance on Volunteer near Melrose Hall.
Tuesday, Dec. 7
*4:41 a.m. - A complainant stated that two males were running up and
down the hall whipping each other with belts in Reese Hall. An officer
responded and settled the problem.
Best of Fall Semester Crime Log
Published: Thu Dec 09, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:05 p.m.