Halloween week brings parking lot donuts and vandalism



Oct. 16 – 10:57 p.m.

A male student was driving around in circles and doing burnouts on parking Lot three on Wednesday, October 15. An officer from the Santa Barbara Police Department saw the reckless driving and when the student exited the lot, the police officer pulled him over and cited him.

Oct. 16 –7 p.m.

A student parked his bike outside the Interdisciplinary Center at 5:30 p.m. and when he returned from class at 6:40 p.m. the bike was gone. The mountain bike valued at $500 was unlocked near the entrance of the building and Campus Security encouraged the student to report the incident to the police.

Oct. 21 -10:30 a.m.

A staff member reported that her iPad had been stolen in the evening on October 9, but didn’t discover it missing until the following day. The woman had placed a remote lock on the device that made a screen message appear to anyone who would use the device informing that the iPad was stolen and the owners contact information.

An individual contacted her and said that he had her iPad in possession. The individual stated that he had purchased the tablet from a male by one of the West Campus entrances for $50. The woman recovered her iPad and there are no suspects on who stole it.

Oct. 21 – 3:30 p.m.

A male student reported to Campus Security that he was being stalked and harassed by a female student. The two students were previously in a relationship and when the male tried to break if off, the female persisted in stalking and harassing him on and off campus. Security met with both the victim and the suspect and referred them to the dean of student discipline where they both were instructed to have no further contact.

Oct. 29 – 4 p.m.

Campus Security was contacted regarding a vehicle that was vandalized in Parking Lot three. A skateboarder hit the car coming down on Loma Alta. The driver pulled into Lot three to park and see if the skateboarder was unharmed. The skateboarder then approached the victim and stated, “Since you made me have a bad day, I am going to make you have a bad day.” He then struck the vehicle with his board on the driver’s door and hood. The victim was advised to file a police report.