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Crime Alert

Motor Vehicle Theft

The UMBC Police Department issues Crime Alerts to protect members of the University community, to promote safety, and to help reduce vulnerability. 

In accordance with the Clery Act, electric scooters are classified as motor vehicles. 

Reported Incident: Motor Vehicle Theft

Location: Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena (UMBC Event Center)

Reported Date/Time: June 6, 2024, 7:19 p.m.

Occurred Date/Time: June 6, 2024, 4:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Incident Description: An e-scooter was reported stolen from a bicycle rack outside of the arena. The theft occurred sometime between 4:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

If you have any information about this incident, please call UMBC Police at 410-455-5555.

Safety Tips

Victims are not to blame. Perpetrators are responsible for criminal behavior. The following safety tips may reduce vulnerability:

  • Stay alert and attuned to people are circumstances around you. Report suspicious activity to UMBC Police immediately.
  • Lock your scooter to a bicycle rack with a high quality U-lock.
  • Remove the battery if possible.
  • Register your e-scooter with Parking Services.
Additional Resources

Posted: June 6, 2024, 8:28 PM