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Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020

Safety Notification

THIS BULLETIN IS POSTED TO ADVISE YOU OF AN INCIDENT THAT CONCERNS THE SAFETY OF THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY. PLEASE TAKE ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS.

On Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 3:04 p.m., a female student was walking up the stairs to the CSUSM Sprinter station when a male, who was sitting on the stairs, stood up as she passed. As he stood up, he brushed his hand against her buttocks. He did not say anything to her, but he walked down the stairs, traveling in an unknown direction.


Suspect Description
Adult male in his 20s, with a goatee and sideburns, wearing a white hoodie with red lettering. He was also carrying a backpack.


If you have any information that might be helpful in this investigation please contact University Police at (760) 750-4567.

If you wish, you may report anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

SAFETY TIPS: Trust your instincts. If you feel unsafe in any situation, go with your gut. If you see a situation in which a person may be assaulted, contact law enforcement immediately by dialing 911. Use campus blue light phones to request an escort from UPD or report suspicious activity.

CONFIDENTIAL SUPPORT: Victims of any form of sexual harassment or assault are strongly encouraged to seek confidential support at CSUSM’s Student Health and Counseling Center, located in Chavez Circle at the intersection of Campus Way and Campus View Drive, (760) 750-4915; office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Off campus, The Center for Community Solutions offers a 24-Hour toll free County-wide crisis line for crisis intervention and information referrals related to sexual assault in San Diego at 1-888-385-4657 (FREE). More information is available at www.ccssd.org. Reporting to a confidential counselor or sexual assault advocate WILL NOT RESULT IN A REPORT TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OR THE UNIVERSITY. These counseling professionals are required by law to keep your identity and information confidential.

REPORTING TO THE UNIVERSITY: We also encourage victims and witnesses to report sexual misconduct to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, who can help provide resources, support and remedies, as well as determine whether the university needs to take further action to make victims, witnesses, and the rest of the campus community safe, as well as take steps to prevent a reoccurrence and eliminate sexual misconduct. Please contact Dr. Bridget Blanshan, CSUSM Title IX Coordinator: (760) 750-4056 or www.csusm.edu/title9/. Information about Victim Rights and Options can also be found on the university’s Title IX website: www.csusm.edu/title9/.

 

Monday, November 25, 2019

                                     Safety Notification

                                                 Lewd Act at Mangrum Track & Field

THIS BULLETIN IS POSTED TO ADVISE YOU OF AN INCIDENT THAT CONCERNS THE SAFETY OF THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY. PLEASE TAKE ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS.

On Monday, November 25, 2019 at approximately 5 p.m., two females (non-students) arrived at Mangrum Track & Field to work out. While walking on the track, they noticed a male near the pedestrian entrance and water fountain. They heard him make a comment to them and observed him masturbating. They immediately reported the incident to UPD.

He was last seen riding his bicycle up the pedestrian ramp and west on Craven Road toward Parking Lot XYZ.

Suspect Description: Adult male, mid-thirties, approximately 5'8", bald/shaved head and thin build. Wearing blue jeans, tan work boots, a yellow reflective vest, and black jacket.

Picture of subject on bikepicture of subject on sidewalk

If you have any information that might be helpful in this investigation please contact University Police at (760) 750-4567.

If you wish, you may report anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

SAFETY TIPS: Trust your instincts. If you feel unsafe in any situation, go with your gut. If you see a situation in which a person may be assaulted, contact law enforcement immediately by dialing 911.Use campus blue light phones to request an escort from UPD or report suspicious activity.

CONFIDENTIAL SUPPORT: Victims of any form of sexual harassment or assault are strongly encouraged to seek confidential support at CSUSM’s Student Health and Counseling Center, located in Chavez Circle at the intersection of Campus Way and Campus View Drive, (760) 750-4915; office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Off campus, The Center for Community Solutions offers a 24-Hour toll free County-wide crisis line for crisis intervention and information referrals related to sexual assault in San Diego at 1-888-385-4657 (FREE). More information is available at www.ccssd.org. Reporting to a confidential counselor or sexual assault advocate WILL NOT RESULT IN A REPORT TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OR THE UNIVERSITY. These counseling professionals are required by law to keep your identity and information confidential.

REPORTING TO THE UNIVERSITY: We also encourage victims and witnesses to report sexual misconduct to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, who can help provide resources, support and remedies, as well as determine whether the university needs to take further action to make victims, witnesses, and the rest of the campus community safe, as well as take steps to prevent a reoccurrence and eliminate sexual misconduct. Please contact Dr. Bridget Blanshan, CSUSM Title IX Coordinator: (760) 750-4056 or www.csusm.edu/title9/. Information about Victim Rights and Options can also be found on the university’s Title IX website: www.csusm.edu/title9/.

Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019

This Timely Warning Bulletin is being issued in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act and the purpose is to provide preventative information to the campus community to aid members from becoming the victim of a similar crime.

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 between 9 and 9:30 a.m., an attempted strong arm robbery occurred on the sidewalk on the southwest corner of The Quad. No weapons were involved, however the victim was pushed while the suspect attempted to grab the victim’s cell phone. The suspect was last seen running away from campus toward the northeast portion of the Block C construction site.

If you see this person or someone matching the description please do not attempt to contact, but call UPD at (760) 750-4567 immediately or dial 911 immediately.

If you wish, you may report anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers (888) 580-8477.

Prevention Tips:

  • Be alert for subjects loitering in an area with no particular purpose.
  • Trust your instincts. If you feel unsafe in any situation, go with your gut. If you see a situation in which a person may be assaulted, contact law enforcement immediately by dialing 911.
  • UPD strongly encourages the reporting of criminal or suspicious activity to assist us in intervening in potential criminal actively and apprehending suspects. Contact us at 760-750-4567, dial 911, or use a Blue Light emergency phone (located throughout the campus and identified by a blue light on top of the phone box or column).

 

Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018: Crime Alert - Indecent Exposure in Lot C 

THIS BULLETIN IS POSTED TO ADVISE YOU OF AN INCIDENT THAT CONCERNS THE SAFETY OF THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY. PLEASE TAKE ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS.

The University Police Department is investigating an alleged indecent exposure of a male to a female student while she was walking in Parking Lot C. The incident was reported on August 2, 2018 at 4:55 p.m. While seated in the driver's seat of a car, the male suspect was seen masturbating as the female student walked past the vehicle.  

Suspect:

The victim described the suspect as a clean-shaven male in his 20's with a Middle Eastern accent. The vehicle is described as a light gold or beige BMW with a California license plate.

It is unknown if the suspect is a Cal State San Marcos student.

If you have any information that might be helpful in this investigation, please contact University Police at 760-750-4567. 

If you wish, you may report anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers (888) 580-8477.

Safety Tip:

Trust your instincts. If you feel unsafe in any situation, go with your gut. If you see a situation in which a person may be assaulted, contact law enforcement immediately by dialing 911.

CONFIDENTIAL SUPPORT:Victims of any form of sexual harassment or assault are strongly encouraged to seek confidential support at CSUSM’s Student Health and Counseling Center, located in Chavez Circle at the intersection of Campus Way and Campus View Drive, (760) 750-4915; office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Off campus, The Center for Community Solutions offers a 24-Hour toll free County-wide crisis line for crisis intervention and information referrals related to sexual assault in San Diego at 1-888-385-4657 (FREE). More information is available at www.ccssd.org. Reporting to a confidential counselor or sexual assault advocate WILL NOT RESULT IN A REPORT TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OR THE UNIVERSITY. These counseling professionals are required by law to keep your identity and information confidential.

REPORTING TO THE UNIVERSITY: We also encourage victims and witnesses to report sexual misconduct to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, who can help provide resources, support and remedies, as well as determine whether the university needs to take further action to make victims, witnesses, and the rest of the campus community safe, as well as take steps to prevent a reoccurrence and eliminate sexual misconduct. Please contact Dr. Bridget Blanshan, CSUSM Title IX Coordinator: (760) 750-4056 or Title 9. Information about Victim Rights and Options can also be found on the university’s Title IX website: Title 9.