The Northerner

Police Beat week of Aug. 29

Police Beat week of Aug. 29

Northerner Staff

August 29, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

From the University Police logs, here's the week in crime at NKU.

BREAKING: Police report sexual assault in Kentucky Hall

BREAKING: Police report sexual assault in Kentucky Hall

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, News

University Police released a timely warning Monday stating a sexual assault occurred in Kentucky Hall in the Boothe Residential Village on Aug. 22.  According to the release, the victim reported they met the alleged assailant using a dating app. The suspect is male and is not student. No further details were provided to police.

Pot arrests rise at NKU, but does the punishment fit the crime?

Pot arrests rise at NKU, but does the punishment fit the crime?

Kyra McClendon, Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

At NKU, there were 36 recorded incidents involving marijuana on campus from August to January, up from 16 incidents during the same timeframe in 2016.

13-year-old driver collides with police cruiser at NKU entrance

13-year-old driver collides with police cruiser at NKU entrance

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, News, Police Beat

A 13-year-old was behind the wheel of a car that collided with a police cruiser on campus Tuesday afternoon.

Suspects at large after robbery near University Suites

Suspects at large after robbery near University Suites

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, News

Two suspects are at large after a robbery in Lot U near University Suites in the Boothe Residential Village.

From student to chief: Gaffin to lead NKU police

From student to chief: Gaffin to lead NKU police

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-chief

December 19, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

Updated 12/19/2016 5:00 p.m. | Originally posted 12/19/2016 11:55 a.m. HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Kentucky -- John Gaffin’s NKU experience has come full circle. Once an undergraduate student, Gaffin was named the full-time chief of NKU police Monday morning. “It’s about the relationships that I’ve...

Students fall prey to scammers, check fraud

Students fall prey to scammers, check fraud

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, News

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...

UPDATE: Gaffin: ‘No elevated danger on campus’ after rape

UPDATE: Gaffin: ‘No elevated danger on campus’ after rape

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

October 13, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

Updated 11:42 a.m. 10/14/16 Lieutenant John Gaffin, interim NKU police chief, reiterated Friday that there was no increased danger on campus following the report of a rape earlier this week. Gaffin, who sent the timely warning to students Thursday to notify them of a rape Oct. 10 at Woodcrest Apar...

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


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, News

  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...

Students concerned as class remains unevacuated with gun nearby

Students concerned as class remains unevacuated with gun nearby

Abby Anstead, News Editor

September 8, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, News

Police officers stormed through the third floor of Steely Library with their weapons drawn. Through the clear door of the classroom, Avery Fithian could see students streaming out of the library. At the time, she and her classmates were unaware that a student was in possession of a Cobra .380 pistol ...

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