Female student stalked by man in white flatbed tow truck



Feb. 25 – 7 p.m.

A student was referred to the Dean of Student Discipline after recklessly driving by the East Campus entryway two nights in a row. The past two Tuesdays, the student has been caught driving in the wrong lane on campus. The student had driven around the queue when they were driving out of the East Campus parking lot. The student drove past the kiosk and out through the entryway. There was no oncoming traffic during these occasions.


Feb. 26 – 7:25 p.m.

A female student said she thought a male student in the Luria Library stole her $200 headphones. The woman was on her way to leave the library when she realized she didn’t have her headphones. She came back to find another student sitting in the cubical she had been sitting in. She asked about the headphones and contacted security. She said she got suspicious because of how the man acted when she asked him. When the officer arrived the headphones were underneath the table. The officer said they think they saw the man reach down into his backpack when he saw the security officer.


March 3 – 7:45 a.m.

A female student was walking to campus when a car drove past her and the driver yelled something to her. The car was a white flatbed towing truck driving by Rancheria Street by Cliff Drive. The driver was male. The car then drove past her again and tried to follow her. She then saw the car a third time further up the road. She felt that the car was waiting for her as she walked towards it. She last saw the vehicle a few blocks away from campus. She contacted security and she said she would contact the Santa Barbara Police Department. She got a picture of the car, including its driver and the registration number.
If there is any information regarding this incident, contact campus security.

March 6 – 5:20 p.m.

A student was being disruptive in Interdisciplinary Center Classroom 109. The student yelled at the teacher who tried to calm the student down. The student left, came back a few minutes later and continued yelling. When the teacher called for security the student left immediately. The student is previously known for similar incidents.


March 10 – 9:30 p.m.

Three unknown men stole and broke a ‘no-smoking’ sign, as well as an umbrella from the East Campus cafeteria. The three men carried the sign and umbrella away towards the Pershing Park stairs. When walking down the stairs, nearby security officers heard the sign being dragged and made contact with them. Two of the men carrying the sign and umbrella dropped them and ran away. One man took part of the broken sign and ran across Cliff Drive. There have been no reports of any other missing objects. The men weren’t found and are still unknown.