UCIPD received a report that an attempted
burglary took place at a residence in Mesa Court student housing on
Tuesday, March 10 around 9:50 p.m. An unknown suspect entered the patio
area and opened the patio sliding door and pulled back the curtains. The
suspect was verbally confronted by the residents and quickly retreated.
The victim described the suspect as male White or Hispanic, wearing a dark
blue or gray parka jacket, shorts, having facial hair and a tattoo of a
snake head on the left side of his neck.
Police officers canvassed
the area and were not able to find a subject matching the description
provided. If you have information that could be helpful in this
investigation, please contact UCIPD at (949) 824-5223.
crime by reporting suspicious activity to UCIPD immediately; race, gender,
and religious affiliation are not considered suspicious.
- Ensure that all doors, windows and
garage doors are locked. Do not prop doors open.
- Never leave electronics, wallets, and
other valuables in plain sight.
- Dial 9-1-1 for emergency or in-progress
events. Non-emergency call (949) 824-5223.
Griffin, Police Chief
Crime Alerts are released by the UCI Police Department when certain crimes
are reported on or near UCI property, in compliance with federal law.
These Crime Alerts provide information about campus safety situations and
allow campus community members to take precautions for personal