Community Crime Bulletin

To: UCSC Community

From: Nader Oweis, UCSC police chief

April 25, 2012
To:  UC Santa Cruz Community
From:  Nader Oweis, UC Santa Cruz Police Department Chief of Police
Re:  Suspicious Activity

Crime(s):  Suspicious Activity

Date(s):  January - April, 2012

Location:  McHenry Library

Suspect #1:
White or Latino male in his 20's, 6' tall with short black hair. He was wearing black baggy pants, a black buttoned down shirt and white tank top T-shirt underneath.

Suspect #2:
Asian male in his 20's, 5'10" tall with short black hair (slightly longer than #1). He was wearing jeans, a white buttoned up flannel shirt and was carrying a brown backpack and brown cowboy style hat.

McHenry staff has reported two male subjects "roaming the library" and approaching female patrons sitting or studying alone. One of the males acts as a "look out" while the other engages the patron and asks for personal information. The males have been seen in the library on several occasions and specifically on January 17, 2012 at 8pm, and on April 19, 2012 at 7pm. It is unknown the exact intent or motives of the subjects, but their demeanor and behavior has resulted in patrons feeling uncomfortable and reporting the incidents to library staff and the UC Santa Cruz Police Department.

Images of subjects:
• Image-1
• Image-2

Safety Reminders:
• Always be alert to your surroundings
• Many crimes have been prevented or solved based on everyday reports of suspicious activity.
• Report all suspicious persons, activity or information to the UC Santa Cruz Police Department by calling 911 immediately.
• Never provide personal information to anyone you do not know or trust
• Do not leave personal property unattended

Nader Oweis, Chief of Police
University of California, Santa Cruz Police Department

Report all in-progress crimes by calling 9-1-1. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the UC Santa Cruz Police Department at 831-459-2231. Reports may also be made anonymously by calling 831-459-3TIP (459-3847) or submitted online via

This Bulletin is in Compliance with 20 U.S.C. Section 1092 (f), the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" ("Clery Act"), and the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).