Boulder County Sheriff’s Office

Rebekah Krajacic

The woman accused of using racist language during a confrontation with students at the University of Colorado Boulder earlier this month was found by police during a traffic stop for expired tags, and did not address the incident with police at that time.

Rebekah Krajacic, 33, was arrested on a misdemeanor count of harassment on Friday.

According to the affidavit, a CU police officer pulled Krajacic over near the Boulder Best Western Inn, 770 28th St., which is just west of the university’s Kittredge area.

The officer initially pulled Krajacic over for expired registration, but then recognized Krajacic as being wanted by CU police in connection with an incident on Oct. 6 and placed her under arrest.

Krajacic did not address police about the incident during the traffic stop, according to the affidavit.

According to the affidavit, two students were studying in the engineering building when they saw Krajacic in a room across the hallway sitting in the dark with no computer and looking at one of the students in a “very disrespectful way.”

The student, who is black, told police he opened the door to the room Krajacic was in and asked her if everything was OK. The students told police Krajacic asked why they were stalking her, and said “disrespectful” things to him.

The students initially thought nothing of the encounter and went back to studying. But they told police that about three minutes later, Krajacic gathered her belongings and began yelling at the student and telling him there were a bunch of black people stalking her.

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