UCSB Police Department

Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 2:13pm

Trespassing / Attempted Burglary

This email is being sent to the campus community as a Timely Warning regarding a crime that occurred on campus-affiliated property. The following is provided for your personal safety.

The UCSB Police Department received a report of a trespass/attempted burglary that occurred at 811 Camino Pescadero (Tropicana Villas) around 1:30 AM on Monday, 7/10/2017. A resident awoke to the sound of someone in his living room. An unknown male was seen in a hallway before fleeing the residence. No forcible entry detected. The suspect is described as a male in a white and black, plaid flannel shirt. No other identifying information at this time.

UCPD is investigating this crime. If you have information that might assist in the investigation, please contact UCPD 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:
· Ensure that all doors and windows are closed and locked. Do not prop open doors or allow unauthorized persons into secured/locked buildings.

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

· 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/.

In compliance with the Clery Act, Timely Warnings are issued by the UCSB Police Department when certain (Clery Act) crimes occurring on campus property, properties controlled by campus-affiliated organizations, or public property immediately adjacent to campus are determined to be a serious or continuing threat to the campus community. Timely Warnings are intended to prevent similar crimes and to provide information that will assist community members in protecting themselves.

**UCPD encourages printing and posting of this Timely Warning for further community notification.**