Cal State Long Beach Student Arrested for Vandalism, Violating Restraining Order

gabriel montero stalkingCal State Long Beach police arrested a male student last week who was suspected of vandalizing his ex-girlfriend’s vehicle and violating a restraining order on campus, authorities said.

According to a crime bulletin, university police responded to a report of vandalism in lot 14C on Tuesday, March 15 where they found a vehicle with significant damage and noticed physical evidence left at the scene.

Police identified the suspect as Gabriel Montero-Stabile, who had a prior relationship with victim.

The suspect was arrested shortly after and confessed to the vandalism, officials said.

“Montero-Stabile, a CSULB student, was on an interim suspension put in place by the university’s Title IX office for stalking the female victim and repeatedly violating a no contact order,” the bulletin stated.

Montero-Stabile is in custody and awaiting arraignment on several charges, officials said.

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Photos courtesy of CSULB.

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Stephanie Rivera is the community engagement editor for the Long Beach Post. After graduating from CSULB with a degree in journalism, Stephanie worked for Patch Latino and City News Service before coming to the Long Beach Post in 2015.