Vehicle Burglaries
Posted: Tuesday, August 11th, 2020, 5:02 pm PDT
Type of Incident Reported: Vehicle Burglaries

Dates/Times of Incidents: July 28 to August 11, 2020

Locations: Golf course parking lot (80 Links Road), West campus tennis courts (188 Electioneer Road), TMU parking lot (459 Lagunita Drive), Palm Oval (300 block of Palm Drive), 300 block of Roth Way & 300 block of Lomita Drive.

Suspect Information: In two incidents, a witness identified a suspect vehicle leaving the area. On one occasion, the suspect vehicle was described as a black, Nissan Rogue SUV (or similar vehicle) with silver-colored roof rails. On the other occasion, the suspect vehicle was described as an older model, red, Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV with fading paint.

Additional Details: Nine vehicle burglaries have been reported to Stanford DPS over the past two weeks. The suspect(s) broke windows to gain entry into the vehicles which were locked. The suspect(s) stole items that were easily observed from the victim vehicle’s exterior. The crimes occurred at various locations on campus as listed above.

If you have information about these crimes, please call the Stanford University Department of Public Safety at (650) 329-2413 , 24 hours 7 days a week. Updates, when available, will be posted at https://police.stanford.edu/alert

Safety Recommendations:

The Department of Public Safety is seeking the community’s assistance with preventing crime on campus. Please be attentive to your surroundings when walking around campus, especially in parking lots and garages. If you observe suspicious behavior or activity (see below), call 9-1-1. Being able to provide the suspect(s) and/or suspect vehicle’s description and direction of travel are particularly helpful.

Suspicious behavior includes:

· An individual loitering around vehicles, looking underneath or into parked vehicles, or trying door handles.

· Vehicles stopped behind or nearby parked vehicles in a way that could conceal criminal activity.

· A person lying underneath a parked vehicle (as though working on the vehicle).

· Activated car alarms.

This timely warning message is being sent to you in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.you have information about this crime, please call the Stanford University Department of Public Safety at (650) 329-2413, 24 hours 7 days a week. Updates, when available, will be posted at https://police.stanford.edu/alert