Community Crime Bulletin

To: UCSC Community

From: Nader Oweis, UCSC chief of police

The UC Santa Cruz Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with the identification of the following person of interest. This individual (see photos) is associated with the theft and subsequent use of credit cards.

484 (E) PC - Theft of Credit Cards

June 11, 2012
Credit card was stolen from McHenry Library, and then used at a local retailer.
Case #s:
White female adult, early 20s, wearing a red plaid shirt, head band and glasses (see photos).

Victim's wallet was left unattended momentarily. When victim returned wallet was missing. Unidentified person of interest later used victim's credit card at local retail establishment.
Report all crimes and suspicious activity in-progress by calling 9-1-1. Anyone with information about this crime 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 (831-459-3847).

Safety Reminders:
• Always be alert to your surroundings.
• Be aware of suspicious activity — and please don't hesitate to immediately alert the UC Santa Cruz Police Department of such activity. If you are ever in doubt, it is always better to ask authorities to investigate, rather than risking potential harm to you or someone else.
• Lock your valuables. Never leave your purse, wallet, keys, briefcase or backpack unattended — even if you’re only leaving it for “just a minute.”
• Personal property should be marked with a “personal distinguishing identification mark or number.” (e.g., last name, initials, etc.)
• Take personal responsibility. Put valuables away. Do not leave them visible.
• Close and lock office and residence doors and windows when you leave.
• Save any evidence. Do not remove any evidence until officers are able to respond and investigate.
Nader Oweis, Chief of Police
University of California, Santa Cruz Police Department
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).