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Friday, July 10, 2020

Crime Watch: Burglary Near Family Housing

On Friday at approximately 1:30 p.m., two suspects were seen breaking into a house on Flanders Road near UCR Family Student Housing. The UC Police Department (UCPD) assisted the Riverside Police Department (RPD) in...

University police reel in barn thief

On Dec. 27, the University of California Police Department (UCPD) arrested Keiana Marie Porter, 23, of Moreno Valley on “suspicion of robbery, burglary, unauthorized use of a credit card and forgery,” and booked her...

Riverside phone scammers arrested

On Thursday Oct. 9 along East Tahquitz Canyon Way in Palm Springs, police arrested a trio of suspects involved in a series of convenience store scams spanning across the country. The suspects are 40-year-old...

Nighttime crime spree occurs near campus

A series of four robberies — including two home invasions — occurred near campus on the night of Feb. 17. The first incident occurred at 7:30 p.m. near Spruce Street and Watkins Drive when...

Armed robbery near UC Riverside reported

A gunman mugged two people of $38,000 last Saturday at University Iowa Garden Apartments, a housing complex near UC Riverside, before running away, according to a news release. Around 9:50 a.m., one victim withdrew $37,000...

Two female students report possible attempted abductions to UCPD

Two female students were victims of possible attempted abductions that occurred on the evening of Saturday, April 12, near Big Springs Road. UCPD detectives, receiving descriptions from the victims, released sketches of the alleged...

Female UCR student kidnapped, released right after

On June 8, a female UCR student was abducted from the University Village (UV) Towers parking garage located on 3500 Iowa Avenue. The psychology student was returning from shopping when the suspect struck her,...

Students held at gunpoint, booty nearly stolen

Three students were held at gunpoint by two pirates at the mouth of the Colorado River at 11:30 p.m. on March 26. Out for a refreshing moonlit swim to the C, the students had...

Cell phone robbery on Rustin Avenue

Two males allegedly committed a cell phone robbery on the south side of Rustin Avenue on Jan. 11, about four blocks from campus. The suspects, one of whom was holding a baseball bat, approached the...

Pizza suspects make off with dough

Two male individuals are suspected of stealing $40 worth of pizza and products from a Domino’s delivery driver on Jan. 20. The robbery occurred in the south Bannockburn parking lot on Canyon Crest Drive,...