The UCSB Police Department (UCPD) and the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department hosted Pizza with Police on Thursday at Pizza my Heart in conjunction with Associated Students.
This past week, law enforcement responded to numerous calls in Isla Vista, including reports of assault, prowling and thefts.
At approximately 3:30 p.m. today, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of the kidnapping of a 28-year-old woman from her residence on the 6700 block of Abrego Road in Isla Vista.
The Santa Barbara Police Department (SBPD) released a report Monday analyzing crime rates from the 2014 calendar year.
This past weekend, there were nine arrests in Isla Vista, including three for public intoxication, two for felony warrants and four for contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Six surveillance camera towers were erected in Isla Vista on non-university owned property in the wake of recent violent crimes and as Deltopia approaches this weekend, in addition to two surveillance cameras placed temporarily on university property at Embarcadero Hall and I.V. Theater.
A suspected arson occurred near the Life Sciences Building on Monday at 11:20 p.m.
Last week, the Isla Vista Foot Patrol responded to a series of incidents including several assaults, one of which involved assault by use of machete, and alcohol-related crimes.
An unidentified man wearing all black with a green-striped hat and black mask was reported to have broken into a residence with a machete on the 700 block of Camino Del Sur in Isla Vista at approximately 4 p.m. on Monday, according to an emergency email alert.
The Opinion Editors weigh in on the events of the past weekend.