Police: Kyle Field Trespassers Beware

By: David Norris Email
By: David Norris Email

COLLEGE STATION, Texas Texas A&M University Police say they have a message for trespassers at Kyle Field - keep out.

On Thursday morning, two people were arrested for trespassing in the construction zone at Kyle Field.

Tyler Dunlap, 20, and Bianca Velasquez, 21 were both charged with criminal trespass.

Investigators said this is one of several trespassing cases from December alone.

"We have had approximately eight individuals who have been arrested for criminal trespass," said Allan Baron with the Texas A&M University Police Department.

Baron said all of the accused have been students, though not all of them were from Texas A&M.

"We have had some that have been students at the University of Texas, as well as some of our own students," said Baron.

Baron said it's a matter of safety. Earlier this month, a 25-year-old worker fell to his death from the fourth level of Kyle Field. The accident is still under investigation.

"There are a lot of dangers in that site, and we definitely want to keep people out," said Baron. "And we also want them to know that this is not something that people need to do just for fun. If you get caught, you're going to be arrested and you're going to be put in jail."

Police said any unauthorized person caught inside the construction zone at Kyle Field will be charged with criminal trespass, a class B misdemeanor that is punishable by up to a $2K fine and 180 days in jail.

Baron said the university has no plans to change security measures at Kyle Field.

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