January 14, 2021


SUBJECT:    Timely Warning – Burglary

On January 14, 2021 at 6:15am the UC San Diego Police Department received two reports of burglaries that occurred at the UCSD maintenance offices located at 9126 Regents Rd and 9238 Regents Rd. at Mesa Apartments. The burglaries occurred between 2:30pm on January 13, 2021 and 6:00am on January 14, 2021. The reporting parties stated that an unknown subject used an unknown type of tool to pry open the doors and steal multiple items. There is no suspect description at this time. The suspect has not been apprehended and the investigation is ongoing.

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 As an employee of UC San Diego Health, contact Optum Behavioral Health at 1-866-808-6205 to access your Employee Assistance and Behavioral Health Benefits.
o For all UC San Diego Campus or Health faculty and staff, depending on your medical plan, you may also access behavioral health providers which is aligned with your medical plan at one of the toll-free telephone numbers below:
o If you have medical coverage with Core, UC Care, UC Health Savings Plan (HSP), UC High Option Supplement to Medicare, or UC Medicare PPO, please call Anthem Blue Cross Behavioral Health at 1-844-437-0486. o If you have medical coverage with UC Blue and Gold (Health Net) please call MHN 1-800-663-9355
o If you have medical coverage with Kaiser Permanente please call Kaiser Behavioral Health at 1-800-900-3277 or Optum Behavioral Health 1-888-440-8225 (Access Code: 11280).

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
• Be aware of your surroundings. If you see suspicious activity, call the UC San Diego Police Department immediately via 9-1-1.
• 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. Secure your valuables at all times.
• 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. 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. If you have any Community Alert questions, please contact EH&S Emergency Management & Business Continuity at