A male student reported a hit and run while pulling into a parking spot in the Adams Avenue Parking Lot on Sept. 12, said Chief of Campus Safety Jim Rudy.  

The vehicle was described as a black Toyota Sequoia and the victim got the vehicle’s license plate number.  A non-injury hit-and-run report was filed with Costa Mesa Police Department and the student was identified.

Giant theft

A male student reported the theft of his Giant brand mountain bike from in front of the Art Center on Sept. 18, Rudy said.  

The student said the theft occurred between 12:30 p.m. and 2:35 p.m. and no video was captured of the incident.  

The bike was valued between $400 and $500.

He did what?

A report was filed to Campus Safety regarding a confrontation in front of the Arts Center on Sept. 18.

Rudy said two students, a male and a female, were talking around 6:05 p.m. when they were approached and taunted by two male subjects.  

Some words were exchanged and one of the subjects, described as male, white, around 5-foot, 10-inches with short dark hair and hooped earrings, open hand slapped the male victim in the back of the head.  

There were no injuries and the victims didn’t want any police involvement, Rudy said.


Medical aid

Campus Safety responded to a female student having a seizure at 8:30 a.m. in front of the Fine Arts building.  

Rudy said the Costa Mesa Fire Department responded and transported the student to Hoag Hospital for further treatment.

Dodging justice

Over $900 worth of welding equipment was lifted out of the bed of a student’s 2003 Dodge Ram on the evening of Sept. 24, Rudy said.  

The student was parked in a handicap spot in Merrimac Way Parking Lot from 5:30 p.m. until to 9:50 p.m. and noticed his welding tools missing when he returned.  

No suspects were seen or heard and no video was captured of the theft, Rudy said.


A theft was reported from the Associated Students Bookstore around 3:25 p.m. on Thursday.  

Rudy said the manager didn’t see the theft occur but suspected a white woman, around 5-foot-7-inches and between 30 and 40 years old with shoulder-length blonde hair.  

About $40 in value was stolen, including a planner, a tube of toothpaste and a pack of flair pens, Rudy said.


— The Crime Blotter was compiled by Jesse Kalamian from Campus Safety reports.

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