Burglaries in UCSB Dorm

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The UCSB Police Department has received three reports of burglaries that occurred at Anacapa Residence Hall between midnight and the late morning hours of February 11, 2020. It was reported that an unknown suspect entered three separate Anacapa residence rooms and stole several items of personal property.

UCPD is investigating these crimes. If you have information that might assist in the investigation, please contact the UCSB Police Department at (805) 893-3446, or report crime information anonymously at www.police.ucsb.edu/contact-us/report-crime.

UCPD reminds the campus community of the following safety tips:

  • Immediately report inoperable locks and latches to the appropriate maintenance personnel.

  • Ensure that all doors, windows, and desks are closed and locked. Do not prop open doors or allow unauthorized persons into secured/locked buildings.

  • Never leave purses, wallets, electronics, or other valuables in plain sight.

  • Immediately report all suspicious persons, vehicles, and activities to the UCSB Police Department at (805) 893-3446.

  • UCPD encourages the community to use safety services, such as the emergency phones identified by a blue light. When walking to and from campus and Isla Vista locations, you can request an escort by calling (805) 893-2000 or by calling on the emergency phones located throughout the UCSB Campus. For more information: http://www.police.ucsb.edu/cso/safety-escorts/.

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a-1594485834 Feb 12, 2020 03:27 PM
Burglaries in UCSB Dorm

Were the doors unlocked? Was there alcohol involved? Were valuables left out in the open? Were rooms left open and all occupants elsewhere? Hmmmm We're talking college kids here.

a-1594485834 Feb 12, 2020 11:49 AM
Burglaries in UCSB Dorm

Crime. Punishment. Victim restitution. Wash, rinse, repeat.

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