August 14, 2016


SUBJECT:    Timely Warning – Burglary

On 8/13/2016 at 2300 hours, the UC San Diego Police Department received a report of a burglary that occurred at 9252 Regents Road between 1430 hours and 2230 hours. The reporting party stated that an unknown suspect(s) entered their apartment through an open window while the apartment was unoccupied. The suspect(s) searched through the apartment and took a laptop computer. There is no suspect information at this time.

The suspect has not been apprehended and the investigation is on-going.

If you have information that could be helpful in this investigation, please contact the UC San Diego Police Department at (858) 534-4357 or send an email to

The remainder of this email provides general information about preventing and reporting a burglary and is not necessarily related to this incident.

• Ensure doors and windows are closed and locked. Make sure all doors and easily accessible windows (usually those on the ground floor) are fully closed and locked. During periods of high temperatures, use a lock or item which only allows the window to open small distances.

• If you live on campus and your windows or doors won’t lock, please contact Housing Maintenance at 858-534-2600 or email them at:

• If your office windows or doors won’t lock, please contact Facilities Management. Visit

• Be aware of your surroundings. If you see someone acting suspiciously, call the UC San Diego Police Department immediately at 858-534-HELP (4357) or 9-1-1 (emergencies).

• Know the location of campus emergency telephones on routes to and from campus destinations.

• Avoid displaying and/or placing high value items close to windows. Items such as computers, cellular phones, wallets, and purses can be easily grabbed from open windows and also may be incentives for criminals to try and enter the residence.

• Be alert and aware. Pay full attention to who is around when you leave and return to your residence or office. If returning at night, leave a light on inside as a visual deterrent.

If you discover someone inside your residence:

If possible, immediately leave your residence and go to a safe area (e.g., a neighbor’s apartment or a public place). Contact the police as soon as possible. If you are unable to leave your residence, secure yourself and family members in a safe location, turn on all available lights, and contact the police immediately.

The information about this incident is being reported to you in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.