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Crime Alert

Stolen Vehicle

UCIPD received a report that between March 13, 2023 at around 10:00 p.m., and March 17, 2023 at around 8:20 p.m., a 2013 white Kia Optima, 4 door sedan was stolen from the Verano Student Housing parking lot 20 (Adobe Circle). UCIPD canvassed the surrounding areas and did not locate the vehicle.

If you have information that could be helpful in this investigation, please contact the UCI Police Department at (949) 824-5223.

Help fight crime by reporting suspicious activity to UCIPD immediately - race, gender, and religious affiliation are not considered suspicious.

Safety Tips

  • Ensure that all doors are locked and fully close all windows (including sunroof).
  • Carry the car registration and insurance card with you. Don't leave personal identification documents in the vehicle.
  • Never leave purses, wallets, electronics or other valuables in plain sight.


Liz Griffin
Chief of Police
UCI Police Department

UCI 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 safety.

Police Department
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