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This week’s crime: Armed intruder false alarm, online harassment


Oct. 24 – 5:30 p.m. 

Security was notified of taggings at the Winslow Maxwell Overlook on East Campus.“BOOM” and “KBC” were written on two different rock pillars. Head of Security Erik Fricke emphasized that it’s not gang graffiti, but taggers. Custodians have since removed the vandalism. 


Oct. 25 – 11:45 a.m.

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A City College employee contacted security regarding a stolen DVD-ROM drive from a computer station in the Financial Aid lobby located in the Student Services Center. It was taken sometime between 10:22 a.m. and 10:25 a.m. and its approximate value is $25. 


Oct. 25 – 2 p.m.

Campus Security received a call from a faculty member in Pershing Park asking for assistance with two students dealing with an off-campus issue. Security filed a report under “failure to comply with college official,” because it involved two students, but can’t further elaborate on what happened as the incident didn’t take place on campus. 


Oct. 28 – 4:52 p.m.

A City College student injured his hand during an automotive class in the Occupational Education Building. A truck was being lowered to the ground using a lift and the student’s hand was beneath the tire of the vehicle. He didn’t sustain any injuries to his hand but went to the emergency room to verify the lack of damage. 


Oct. 30 – 5:45 p.m. 

At 5:45 p.m. security placed the Main Campus on lockdown and sent out an emergency notification via AlertU regarding a possibly armed and dangerous intruder on campus. The Santa Barbara Police Department apprehended the suspect two streets away from City College and found him unarmed. 


Oct. 31 – 10:44 a.m.

The Dean of Student Affairs contacted security regarding a female student who had received harassing and threatening messages via social media. The male suspect was referred to the dean who is currently investigating the incident.

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