A scammer obtained a compromising video of a student and tried to extort him for $1,500 not to release it.
UTA Police Capt. Mike McCord said in an email that the department is investigating the source of the threat and encourages those with information to contact UTA Police.
Multiple incidents involving these specific car thefts have been reported since Sept. 23.
Jorge Esparza admitted to a homicide detective that he shot and killed nursing graduate student Ricardo Medina-Madriz on Aug. 9. He is currently held at Lew Sterrett Jail.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins tweeted a list outlining policy changes affecting police use of force and firearms to address community well-being on Tuesday.
UTA Police arrested a male nonstudent on Monday outside the Maverick Activities Center in connection with evading arrest, unlawful carrying of a weapon in a prohibited location.
UTA Police chief Kim Lemaux, as a commissioner for the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, is looking to bring quality training to law enforcement agencies across Texas.
An Arlington Police Department officer was shot while assisting Saginaw Police in serving an arrest warrant for murder at the 400 block of Summit Avenue near UTA at about 11 p.m. Monday.
A male student was issued a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia at 1:29 a.m. on Friday at Doug Russell Park, said Mike McCord, UTA Police acting assistant chief.
An unidentified person was walking through the Fine Arts Building making threatening gestures toward people Monday afternoon, UTA Police Capt. Mike McCord said.
The diesel fuel spill that contaminated a tributary on the west side of campus Monday is anticipated to be cleaned up by the end of this week, said Jay Warren, City of Arlington marketing communications manager.