Three people have been arrested and of the 290 stolen cell phones APD recovered, 100 have been returned to their owners.
The news comes as COVID-19 cases continue to decline in Travis County.
Police did not say exactly how many phones were recovered but they say they continue to investigate the incidents.
Of the 33 arrests made during the initiative, over 80 percent of them started as 911 calls for service which included 15 collisions, according to police.
The suspects would bump into the victims they were targeting and then get into arguments with them. They would remove sim cards from stolen cell phones so they couldn't be tracked.
The star also had choice words for climate change deniers.
The ACL staff has found nearly 400 items already in weekend one including ID's, keys, phones, and LOTS of sunglasses.
Thousands gathered Friday and Saturday to see Weekend One’s headliners which included Miley Cyrus and Billie Eilish.
In a post on social media, ACL said the decision was made due to the inclement weather overnight. The gates will now open at 3 p.m.
Austin-area pharmacies and clinics are stepping up to provide COVID-19 tests for those needing one to attend the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
The initiative will be in effect in Austin from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night from Friday, September 30 tthrough Sunday, October 10.
Anyone who’s 12 and older can receive their first or second dose of the Pfizer vaccine at either weekend of the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
It looks like the show will go on for the Austin City Limits Music Festival this year! The city has granted the festival its event permit.
While Austin City Limits Music Festival's plan was approved, officials say final approval of the event “is still contingent on the ability to support the healthcare and safety system.”
City health officials say the final decision on the Austin City Limits Music Festival will depend on hospital admissions and COVID-19 case numbers.
New guidelines have left Austin festivals like Bat Fest and the Pecan Street Festival canceled because the city denied their special event permit.
VaxTogetherAustin is partnering with ACL, Austin FC, and Walgreens to provide free ACL single-day GA tickets to those who get vaccinated on August 27.
A printed copy of a negative COVID-19 test will need to be obtained within three days of attending the event. Vaccinated people can show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination instead.
With less than two months to go, all signs point to Austin City Limits Music Festival still taking over Zilker Park in October.
Stevie Nicks has canceled five forthcoming performances at music festivals, citing coronavirus concerns