Intoxicated homeless woman caught breaking into cars



April 8

A man was caught trespassing in the English as a Second Language building. He is a former student and is previously known by security for stealing food and using the computers in that building. The person who caught the student called for security. The man left when the officers arrived. If he is seen on Campus again, security will call the police.

April 10, 2:00 a.m.

Two individuals were seen in parking lot 1-B and in the horticulture garden. A custodian called for the police because of how late it was. Although the individuals arrived together, the police only made contact with the driver and took his information. The passenger disappeared. Both were described to be in their 30s.

April 17, 10:25 a.m.

A staff member reported to the Security Office that a female driver almost hit her when she was bicycling to parking lot 1-A. When the staff member went through the entrance on East Campus, the driver honked the horn as she drove by. When the staff member came up to the driver to talk to her, she apparently revved her engine and left.

The driver reported to security that the staff member approached her vehicle after driving by. She then approached the car and started yelling at her. Feeling threatened, the student drove away.

April 21

A female student’s car was booted for using her grandfather’s handicap placard to park. The student told security officers that she was running late for class and thought that it was okay use the placard. The placard was confiscated and the student was referred to the dean of discipline.

The student has been caught doing this two other times this month. When the car was first seen in the handicap spot a security officer made note of it because the student didn’t seem to be disabled. The student was seen parking in a handicap spot a short time after and the security officer took her license plate number and the placard number. After the number had run, the officer saw that it belonged to an older man, her grandfather. When the officer returned to give the car a ticket, she had left. The same officer recognized the car the third time she parked and made contact with the student.

April 21, 8:00 a.m. – 2:40 p.m.

A female student reported to have had her hubcaps taken from all four wheels on her Toyota. She was advised to make a report with the Santa Barbara Police Department.

April 21, 4:45 p.m.

A man previously known for confronting people on their phones started an argument with yet another student making a phone call. The aggressor initially went up to the student on his phone, told him to hold his calls, and began yelling. The victim eventually got angry and asked the man to meet him at the gym to settle the matter. The man then called the phone user a coward. When security arrived they were both sent to the dean of discipline.

April 21, 8:05 p.m.

An intoxicated, homeless female tried breaking into multiple cars in parking lot 3 and tried to open a box in the back of lot 2-B. When the security officer made contact with the 54-year-old woman she grabbed the officer’s arm. The officer called 911 after she had let him go. The Santa Barbara Police Department made contact and identified the woman. She was arrested for disturbing the peace.

April 23, 10:10 a.m.

Two individuals were caught smoking marijuana in their vehicle in lot 5-3. Security officers found the car after detecting the strong odor. The students were cooperative and identified themselves. The pipe they were using was taken by the officers and later destroyed. The students were referred to the dean of discipline.