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Police Beat week of Jan. 30

Police Beat week of Jan. 30

Kyra McClendon, Reporter

January 30, 2018

A burglary in Regents Hall, a stolen wallet at the CRC, and marijuana citations. Here are the highlights from University Police's weekly crime report.

Two burglaries reported in Regents Hall

Two burglaries reported in Regents Hall

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

January 30, 2018

Campus police are currently investigating two burglaries alleged to have taken place in Regents Hall this month, according to a timely warning sent to students and faculty today. The pair of burglaries were reported Jan. 8 and Jan. 30, respectively. The suspect(s) allegedly forced entry into an o...

Police Beat week of Jan. 24

Police Beat week of Jan. 24

The Northerner Staff

January 24, 2018

A vehicle broken into, a marijuana arrest and runaway clothes. Here are the highlights from University Police's weekly crime report.

Police Beat week of Jan. 17

Police Beat week of Jan. 17

The Northerner Staff

January 17, 2018

A burglary in Regents Hall and alcohol violations. Here are the highlights from University Police's weekly crime report.

Police Beat week of Jan. 10

Police Beat week of Jan. 10

The Northerner Staff

January 10, 2018

Threats from a check fraudster, a blanket thief and a small fire. Here are the highlights from this week's crime report.

3 thefts reported in Rec locker rooms

3 thefts reported in Rec locker rooms

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

December 7, 2017

Two property thefts in the Campus Recreation Center were reported in the same week. Three thefts were reported to University Police in November, bringing total thefts in the building this semester to 10.

UPDATE: First-degree rape reported to campus police

UPDATE: First-degree rape reported to campus police

Jude Noel, Social Media Editor

October 18, 2017

A sexual assault classified as first-degree rape was reported to campus police on Wednesday. According to an email sent by the Northern Kentucky University Police Department to the student body, the incident reportedly took place in Woodcrest Apartments between the evening of Oct. 14 and the early mor...

UPDATE: NKU reaches settlement in sexual assault lawsuit

UPDATE: NKU reaches settlement in sexual assault lawsuit

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

August 24, 2017

After a year and a half long sexual assault lawsuit, Northern Kentucky University reached a settlement with a female student Wednesday. The woman, Jane Doe, sued the university in 2016 for mishandling her case in 2013. NKU was confident in their legal position, according to a statement released by the university on Thursday, but believed, "proceeding with a lengt...

NKU officials review policies after OSU attack  

NKU officials review policies after OSU attack  

Emily Sherry, Reporter

December 5, 2016

Interim Police Chief John Gaffin sits back in his chair, static fading in and out of the room from the police scanner across the hall. Just days before, an Ohio State University police officer shot and killed an OSU student who police say drove his car through a group of people before exiting t...

Students fall prey to scammers, check fraud

Students fall prey to scammers, check fraud

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

October 31, 2016

Danielle Moore has heard NKU students swear to her they would never fall for a scam. “They say, ‘I’m too smart for that,’” Moore said. “The students say, ‘I would never fall for that.’ “Guess what? Twenty of your fellow classmates fell for it in the last year.” The assistant mana...

Northern Terrace burglar steals from four women, hides in plain sight

Northern Terrace burglar steals from four women, hides in plain sight

Leonard Ivey, Reporter

September 9, 2016

After an unknown woman successfully executed three weeks of thievery, the group of roommates she was victimizing realized that she had been hiding in plain sight. According to an e-mail from NKU’s Interim Chief of Police, Lieutenant John Gaffin, four women staying together at The Northern Terrace repo...

NKU police to carry naloxone by end of summer

NKU police to carry naloxone by end of summer

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor

February 24, 2016

  Northern Kentucky University Police Department will be one of the first university law enforcement agencies in the region to carry naloxone, also known as Narcan, a drug that reverses heroin overdose.Officers will be equipped with naloxone by the end of summer, which will enable them to preven...

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