October 22, 2017


SUBJECT:    Timely Warning – Burglary

On 10/22/17 at 1215pm the UC San Diego Police Department received a report of a burglary that occurred at the Matthews Apartments on campus sometime after 1130pm the previous night. The reporting party stated that an unknown subject entered through an unlocked sliding door and removed several items from inside while the resident was sleeping. 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.

If you are the victim of a burglary or 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 UC San Diego Police Department by calling 9-1-1.
• 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.
• Consider contacting confidential campus support resources:
o UC San Diego students – visit Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): and (858) 534-3755.
o UC San Diego faculty and staff – visit Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP): and (858) 534-5523.
o UC San Diego Health Sciences benefits-eligible faculty and staff – visit Liveandworkwell operated by Optum/United Behavioral Health: and (866) 808-6205 (use company code UCSDMC).

To help reduce the risk of being the victim of a burglary:

• Ensure doors and windows are 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