Man on meth tries to teach multiple classes in Italian


Christopher Busck , Channels Staff

Feb. 5– 5:50 p.m.

A male student suffered a seizure in the second floor bathroom in the Campus Center. A student nearby called security. The student who suffered the seizure struck his head when he fell. Security called an ambulance and he was taken to Cottage Hospital.


Feb.7  – 9:30 a.m.

A male student disrupted and offended students and staff at the Counseling Services in the Campus Center. He refused to fill out the form that was required. He didn’t listen to what the staff said when they tried to calm him down. The staff contacted security and security was able to take the student away.


Feb. 10– 6:35 p.m.

A man walked in to a classroom on East Campus and tried to teach the class while speaking Italian. The man left, came back soon after, and tried teaching again. He had also tried to enter another classroom in the Mesa Center. He then went to the stadium, trying to give students instructions on how to exercise. Security made contact with him in an office close by. The man cooperated and told security that he was an instructor and a student. The man showed clear signs of being under the influence of meth. He acted amped up and was speaking very fast.

Security contacted the Santa Barbara Police Department who said that the man is previously know for an incident in the city. The man cooperated and SBPD took him under custody for disrupting the peace.


Feb. 11– 7:10 a.m.

A male student fell of his bike and hit his head. He knew that he fell off his bike but he didn’t know where he was or where he fell off. He was taken to Cottage Hospital via ambulance. Ambulance personnel said he got a concussion and needed treatment.


Feb. 11-  1:10 p.m.

A male student passed out from low blood sugar. Security called for an ambulance that responded immediately. The ambulance personnel gave the student treatment on the spot and he responded well. The student didn’t leave campus and walked away by himself.


Feb. 11 – 8:40 p.m.

A City College student contacted security and said he is going to commit suicide. The student was off campus and security contacted SBPD who went to the student’s location. SBPD made contact with the student and he admitted to have made up that he would commit suicide.

Campus Security encourages students to be aware of their surroundings, stay in a group, and have a cell phone ready for use in case of emergencies. For a Security escort, call the Security Office at 730-4200.