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Man arrested on charges of vandalism for slashing tires in UCLA parking lot


University police arrested a man on campus Sunday for vandalism.

UCPD Lt. Kevin Kilgore said in an email that Rogelio Velez III, 48, was found slashing tires of cars at the Sunset Village parking structure on the Hill by witnesses and fled in a vehicle. UCPD later found Velez at Dickson Court and arrested him.

Velez was booked for felony vandalism and possession of a knife on university property. He was transported to Los Angeles County Jail in lieu of $40,000 bail.

This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information about the case can call UCPD detectives at 310-825-1491.

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Gray is the 2019-2020 News editor. He was previously an assistant News editor and a reporter for the city and crime beat. He is also a second year pre-communications student at UCLA.


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