A UC Santa Barbara student and Isla Vista resident was arrested on Saturday for false imprisonment and corporal injury of a spouse/cohabitant/date, according to police arrest logs.

Alan Liu, 21, was arrested by Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office (SBSO) deputies around 8 p.m. Saturday night on the 6500 block of Seville Road in I.V.

False imprisonment is defined as the “unlawful violation of the personal liberty of another,” according to the California legislative information website.

He was booked on a $50,000 bail and is currently in custody.

Liu is scheduled to be a full time student with junior standing for Fall Quarter 2018, according to the UCSB student verification website.

SBSO spokesperson Kelly Hoover could not release additional details.


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