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2014 Crime Bulletins

ROBBERY
August 6, 2014

In the interest of safety, University of Kentucky Police Department has issued a Crime Bulletin for the UK community.  Officials at the University of Kentucky have recently been made aware of a robbery that took place on campus.

The UK Police Department has been informed that the following crime, which has occurred on UK campus, is being investigated by the Lexington Division of Police:

At approximately 11:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, a robbery was reported to have occurred in the parking lot of the College of Medicine Learning Center at 807 South Limestone Street. The male victim, not a UK student or employee, was sitting at a bench between the parking lot and behind the Speedway Store at 819 South Limestone Street.  He was reportedly robbed of personal property and struck in the face and on his body causing physical injury.  The victim described the three suspects as a white male, thin build, 6’2” tall with blond hair and a pony tail; a black male, thin build, 6’2” tall; and a black male, medium build, 5’10” tall.  The white male suspect was reportedly known to the victim.   
 
University of Kentucky Police Department has issued this Crime Bulletin for the UK Community in compliance with the “Timely Notice” provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact UK Police at (859) 257-8573 or Lexington Division of Police at (859) 258-3600.
The University of Kentucky values a safe community for all students, staff, faculty, and visitors. In the interest of promoting a safe and secure campus environment, UK Police offer the following safety precautions:

  • If you see something, say something. For emergencies, call 911.
  • Carry a cell phone to be able to call for help in emergencies.
  • Whenever possible, do not travel alone after dark; walk with a friend or with a group. 
  • Whenever possible, look out for your friends when you go out together; walk together and make sure that everyone gets home safely.
  • Request a FREE SAFECATS student safety escort or coordinate after-hours on-demand bus service during the fall and spring semesters by calling (859) 257-SAFE(7233).
  • Park in well-lit areas when possible.
  • Turn over any requested items (purse, wallet, etc).
  • Make statements with authority – “BACK-OFF! STOP! NO-WAY!” You deserve to be respected.

If you have been a victim of violence, or would like to be a part of UK’s effort to end violence, please contact the Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) Center for confidential services, support and referrals. 859-257-3564.

Investigating Agency:
Lexington Division of Police
150 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 258-3600
Emergencies:  911

 


SEXUAL ASSAULT
May 5, 2014

In the interest of safety, the University of Kentucky Police Department has issued the following Crime Bulletin for the UK community.   

On Monday, May 5, 2014, UK Police Department received a delayed report of the following crime, which took place on UK’s campus.  A sexual assault was reported by a third party to have occurred between the hours of 11 p.m. Friday, May 2 and 2 a.m. Saturday, May 3.  A female student was allegedly assaulted by a male student in a residence hall on campus.  The alleged suspect is known to the victim and the crime is currently being investigated. 

University of Kentucky Police Department has issued this Crime Bulletin for the UK Community in compliance with the “Timely Notice” provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact UK Police at (859) 257-8573.
The University of Kentucky values a safe community for all students, staff, faculty, and visitors. In the interest of promoting a safe and secure campus environment, UK Police offer the following safety precautions:

  • If you see something, say something. For emergencies, call 911.
  • Carry a cell phone to be able to call for help in emergencies.
  • Whenever possible, look out for your friends when you go out together; walk together and make sure that everyone gets home safely.
  • Request a FREE SAFECATS student safety escort or coordinate after-hours on-demand bus service during the fall and spring semesters by calling (859) 257-SAFE(7233).
  • Park in well-lit areas, if available.
  • If possible, do not travel alone after dark; walk with a friend or with a group. 
  • Turn over any requested items (purse, wallet, etc).
  • If you choose to drink, be responsible. Alcohol is never an excuse to hurt another person.
  • Make statements with authority – “BACK-OFF! STOP! NO-WAY!” You deserve to be respected.

 

If you have been a victim of violence, or would like to be a part of UK’s effort to end violence, please contact the Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) Center for confidential services, support and referrals. 859-257-3564.

Investigating Agency:
University of Kentucky Police Department
305 Euclid Avenue
Lexington, KY 40506
(859) 257-8573
#UKPD (#8673) from a cell phone
Emergencies:  911

 


ATTEMPTED ARSON
April 16, 2014

In the interest of safety, the University of Kentucky Police Department has issued the following Crime Bulletin for the UK community.

  • On March 16, 2014 at approximately 8:50 p.m. the Lexington Fire Department reported that an empty cardboard beer case was placed under the bumper of a parked vehicle and started on fire in the Commonwealth Stadium parking lot.  The fire was quickly extinguished and the vehicle sustained minimal damage.  The suspected vehicle in the incident is a newer model station wagon possibly a Saturn or Saab dark in color with two male suspects.  

The University of Kentucky Police Department is investigating the incident.  If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact UK Police immediately at (859) 257-8573.
University of Kentucky Police Department has issued this Crime Bulletin for the UK Community in compliance with the “Timely Notice” provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998.
Such acts are a violation of KRS 513.040 – Arson in the third degree, a Class D felony, and are punishable by up to five (5) years in prison.

The University of Kentucky values a safe community for all students, staff, faculty, and visitors. In the interest of promoting a safe and secure campus environment, UK Police offer the following safety precautions:

  • If you see something, say something. For emergencies, call 911.
  • If you observe any activity described in this bulletin, call 911 immediately.
  • Report suspicious persons loitering around facilities or vehicles.
  • Carry a cell phone to be able to call for help in emergencies.
  • In the event that you smell smoke or see a fire, dial 911 immediately.  

If you have been a victim of violence, or would like to be a part of UK’s effort to end violence, please contact the Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) Center for confidential services, support and referrals. 859-257-3564.

Investigating Agency:
University of Kentucky Police Department
305 Euclid Avenue
Lexington, KY 40506
(859) 257-8573
#UKPD (#8673) from a cell phone
Emergencies:  911

 


ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY
02-23-2014

In the interest of safety, University of Kentucky Police Department has issued a Crime Bulletin for the UK community.

Officials at the University of Kentucky have recently been made aware of an attempted armed robbery that took place on UK property, which is being investigated by Lexington Division of Police.

  • At approximately 2 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, an attempted armed robbery was reported to have occurred at Royal Lexington apartment complex located at 695 Winnie St.  The male victim, a security guard with the apartment complex, was approached by two suspects asking for money, one of which brandished a silver handgun.  The first suspect is described as a juvenile black male wearing a black knit cap, a blue and white bandana over his face, and blue jeans.  The second suspect is described as a juvenile black male also wearing a bandana over his face.  After repeated unsuccessful attempts to rob the victim of money, the juveniles fled the scene on foot toward Royal Lexington’s leasing office.

 

University of Kentucky Police Department has issued this Crime Bulletin for the UK Community in compliance with the “Timely Notice” provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact UK Police at (859) 257-8573 or Lexington Division of Police at (859) 258-3600.
The University of Kentucky values a safe community for all students, staff, faculty, and visitors. In the interest of promoting a safe and secure campus environment, UK Police offer the following safety precautions:

  • If you see something, say something. For emergencies, call 911.
  • Carry a cell phone to be able to call for help in emergencies.
  • Do not travel alone after dark; walk with a friend or with a group. 
  • Whenever possible, look out for your friends when you go out together; walk together and make sure that everyone gets home safely.
  • Request a FREE SAFECATS student safety escort or coordinate after-hours on-demand bus service during the fall and spring semesters by calling (859) 257-SAFE(7233).
  • Park in well-lit areas when possible.
  • Turn over any requested items (purse, wallet, etc).
  • Make statements with authority – “BACK-OFF! STOP! NO-WAY!” You deserve to be respected.

If you have been a victim of violence, or would like to be a part of UK’s effort to end violence, please contact the Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) Center for confidential services, support and referrals. 859-257-3564.

Investigating Agency:
Lexington Division of Police
150 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 258-3600
Emergencies:  911

 


 

ROBBERY
February 14, 2014


In the interest of safety, University of Kentucky Police Department has issued a Crime Bulletin for the UK community.
Officials at the University of Kentucky have recently been made aware of a robbery that took place off campus.  On Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, UK Police Department was informed that the following crime, which occurred near UK property in downtown Lexington, is being investigated by the Lexington Division of Police:

  • At approximately 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, a robbery was reported to have occurred near the intersection of South Martin Luther King Boulevard. and East High Street.  The male victim was walking from the intersection of South Broadway and East Maxwell when the suspect approached the victim near Martin Luther King Boulevard and High Street, where he was reportedly robbed of personal property and struck in the face causing serious injuries.  The suspect asked for cash from the victim before the incident took place.  The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’11” tall, with a full brown beard.  He was wearing a dark knit cap and a brown Carhartt-type coat with a hood and was described to be 30 to 40 years of age.  The suspect’s direction of travel following the reported crime was unknown.

University of Kentucky Police Department has issued this Crime Bulletin for the UK Community in compliance with the “Timely Notice” provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998.  If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact UK Police at 859 257-8573 or Lexington Division of Police at 859-358-3600.
The University of Kentucky values a safe community for all students, staff, faculty, and visitors. In the interest of promoting a safe and secure campus environment, UK Police offer the following safety precautions:

  • If you see something, say something. For emergencies, call 911.
  • Carry a cell phone to be able to call for help in emergencies.
  • Do not travel alone after dark; walk with a friend or with a group. 
  • Whenever possible, look out for your friends when you go out together; walk together and make sure that everyone gets home safely.
  • Request a FREE SAFECATS student safety escort or coordinate after-hours on-demand bus service during the fall and spring semesters by calling (859) 257-SAFE(7233).
  • Park in well-lit areas when possible.
  • Turn over any requested items (purse, wallet, etc).
  • Make statements with authority – “BACK-OFF! STOP! NO-WAY!” You deserve to be respected.

If you have been a victim of violence, or would like to be a part of UK’s effort to end violence, please contact the Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) Center for confidential services, support and referrals. 859-257-3564.

Investigating Agency:
Lexington Division of Police
150 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 258-3600
Emergencies:  911

 


 

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