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Upset student locks herself in office


Oct. 10

1:15 p.m.

At the Transfer Center, a student was upset regarding what she thought was wrong information given to her by a counselor. She used foul language, shut the door behind her and refused to open it when told to open the door by the staff. The staff had no other option but to leave the office and report the incident to security. Security escorted her to the Deans Office who oversees the transfer center.

Oct. 11

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10:20 p.m.

As a general rule, students need to leave campus shortly after 10 p.m. when classes are over. Security discovered a student who was in the ESL instructors’ offices using a staff computer. He was watching a video on YouTube when security arrived. Student was told to leave and that he is not allowed in any staff area.

2:21 p.m.

An instructor filed a report with the Dean of student discipline regarding the conduct of a student in one of her classes. Security conducted a follow up with the instructor and the tutor for the class. The student was disrespectful toward the instructor and tutor and used derogative terms towards the tutor. The instructor stated that the student is very disrespectful and outspoken in class, calling exercises in class “stupid kindergarten stuff.” The student also called the tutor a homophobic slur. The student was referred for student discipline.

Oct. 15

5:35 p.m.

A patrolling officer noticed the odor of marijuana by the Lifescape Garden near ECC 27A. A student admitted that he was smoking for medical reasons. Students are not allowed to smoke weed on campus regardless of having a medical card or not. He was referred to student discipline.

Oct. 17


SBPD called campus security to report a male student who was robbed between City College campus and Pershing Park. A Hispanic man approached the student to ask for a lighter for his cigarette and proceeded to grab the victim by the shoulders. Then three other males, two Hispanics and one Caucasian, moved the victim to the landing between the first and second set of wooden stairs. Suspects robbed the victim of his shoulder bag then ran down the stairs to the dirt path and disappeared. The bag held the victim’s wallet that contained $900. The victim was not injured.


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