Four attempted motor vehicle thefts reported on Main Campus

Gauri Raje, News Editor

On Monday, Jan. 30, UTSAPD responded to reports of “several vehicles [being] damaged during attempted motor vehicle thefts” on the Main Campus.

The police department’s daily crime log shows that the first incident, categorized as a “Burglary of a Vehicle,” occurred in Resident Lot 3 and was reported at 1:44 p.m. on Monday. Three other incidents with the same description occurred at Barshop Blvd. Lot 1, Resident Lot 3 and Brackenridge Ave. Lot 2 and were reported at 3:45 p.m., 4:14 p.m. and 4:24 p.m., respectively. 

Students were notified of the incidents last Monday night through the university’s alert system. 

These incidents focused on specific vehicle types — Chevrolet pickup trucks and Dodge Chargers. Two of each model were targeted. We have a very active investigation underway including reviewing camera footage that could help us track down leads and identify suspects,” UTSAPD Chief of Police Stephanie Schoenborn said in a statement to The Paisano.

To report any additional information about the incidents or suspicious activity related to them on campus, you can reach UTSAPD at (210) 458-4911.