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2015 Crime Bulletins

SEXUAL ABUSE
December 16, 2015

In the interest of safety, the University of Kentucky Police Department has issued the following Crime Bulletin for the UK community.
On Thursday, December 17, 2015, UK Police Department received a report of sexual abuse that occurred Wednesday evening, in The Arboretum on UK’s.  It was reported that a female who was running in The Arboretum was a victim of sexual abuse by an unknown male suspect.  The victim in this case is not a student.  The incident is being investigated. 
The victim described the suspect as a white male, around 20 years old, of short stature with light colored hair and wearing a white shirt and bright shorts.  She reported that she was running on the paved track of The Arboretum shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday when the suspect ran past her as another runner approached.  Once past the other runner, the suspect slowed down and as she passed him, he slapped and groped her backside.  He then ran away in the opposite direction toward the parking lot.    
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.
  • Be an active bystander.  If you think someone is at risk, consider it an emergency and get involved.
  • Consent for sexual contact is not implied.
  • Carry a cell phone to be able to call for help in emergencies.
  • 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

 



SEXUAL MISCONDUCT
November 2, 2015

In the interest of safety, the University of Kentucky Police Department has issued the following Crime Bulletin for the UK community.
On Sunday, November 1, 2015, UK Police Department received a report of sexual misconduct that occurred early Sunday morning in a campus residence hall.  It was reported that a male student was a victim of sexual misconduct in his residence hall room by another male known to him.  The incident is 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.
  • Be an active bystander.  If you think someone is at risk for sexual assault, consider it an emergency and get involved.
  • Consent for sexual contact is not implied.
  • Carry a cell phone to be able to call for help in emergencies.
  • 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).
  • 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

 



MOTOR SCOOTER THEFT

October 6, 2015

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

The University of Kentucky Police Department received reports of stolen motor scooters on the following dates from the following locations:  

  • outside of Champions Court II on Monday, October 5, 2015.
  • outside of Woodland Glen III on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.
  • outside of Woodland Glen I around 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  

    
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There are three suspects in the course of the three thefts.  The first suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6’ and average build, short dark or brown hair, gray long pants, and a blue jacket with white stripes down the sleeves. The second suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’10” and a heavier build, bald or short blonde hair, dark shorts with a black jacket or sweatshirt.  The third suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6’ tall, heavy set with dark shorts, a black T-shirt, and a white ball cap. 

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 these incidents, 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; report suspicious activity to UK Police immediately. For emergencies, call 911.
  • Whenever possible, avoid thefts of opportunity and secure property with locks. Opportunity theft is the direct result of property and valuables left unattended and unsecured, even for short periods of time, which provides a thief with the opportunity to steal your valuables.
  • Maintain a thorough record of your valuables, to include photographs, serial numbers, makes and models, etc.
  • Mopeds and scooters on campus are required to have a motor scooter/motorcycle permit. Permits may be obtained at http://www.uky.edu/pts/.

Investigating Agency:

University of Kentucky Police
305 Euclid Ave.
859-257-8573
#UKPD(8673) from a mobile phone
Emergencies: 911


BICYCLE THEFTS
September 8, 2015

In the interest of safety, the University of Kentucky Police Department has issued the following Crime Bulletin for the University of Kentucky Campus after identifying a pattern of thefts from the Champions Court I and II residence hall area.         

  • Between September 5, and September 8, 2015, the University of Kentucky Police Department received four reports of stolen bicycles from the bicycle racks at Champions Court I and Champions Court II.

Video surveillance shows a black male subject, with medium length hair, a possible beard and wearing dark shorts and an oversized white T-shirt stealing one bicycle from Champions Court II on September 5.

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 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; report suspicious activity to UK Police immediately. For emergencies, call 911.
  • Whenever possible, avoid thefts of opportunity and secure property with locks. Opportunity theft is the direct result of property and valuables left unattended and unsecured, even for short periods of time, which provides a thief with the opportunity to steal your valuables.
  • Maintain a thorough record of your valuables, including photographs, serial numbers, makes and models, etc.

 

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 Agencies:

University of Kentucky Police
305 Euclid Ave.
859-257-8573
#UKPD(8673) from a cell
Emergencies: 911


MOTOR SCOOTER THEFT -UPDATE
August 10, 2015

In the interest of safety, the University of Kentucky Police Department has issued the following UPDATE to a Crime Bulletin originally issued July 23, 2015, for the University of Kentucky Campus. The original bulletin included the following:           

  • The University of Kentucky Police Department received a report of a stolen motor scooter from outside of Woodland Glen II on July 12, 2015.
  • The University of Kentucky Police Department received a report of two stolen motor scooters from outside of the College of Nursing building on July 21, 2015.
  • The University of Kentucky Police Department received a report of a stolen motor scooter from outside of W.T. Young Library on July 21, 2015.

Updated information on more recent motor scooter thefts: 

  • The University of Kentucky Police Department received a report of a stolen motor scooter from outside the Health Science Research Building on Veterans Drive August 4, 2015.
  • The University of Kentucky Police Department received a report of a stolen motor scooter from outside of the College of Nursing building August 4, 2015.
  • The University of Kentucky Police Department received a report of a stolen motor scooter from the employee parking lot near Nutter Training Facility August 7, 2015.
  • The University of Kentucky Police Department received a report of an attempted motor scooter theft at Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) August 3, 2015.  Two unidentified males attempted to break the locking mechanism.  The first suspect was described as a white male, tall (6’ - 6’2”), thin build, and wearing a red T-shirt and baggie red shorts.  The second suspect was described as a black male, medium height (5’9” – 5’11”), thin build, and wearing a black T-shirt and red shorts.

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 these incidents, 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; report suspicious activity to UK Police immediately. For emergencies, call 911.
  • Whenever possible, avoid thefts of opportunity and secure property with locks. Opportunity theft is the direct result of property and valuables left unattended and unsecured, even for short periods of time, which provides a thief with the opportunity to steal your valuables.
  • Maintain a thorough record of your valuables, to include photographs, serial numbers, makes and models, etc.

Investigating Agencies:
University of Kentucky Police
305 Euclid Ave.
859-257-8573
#UKPD(8673) from a cell
Emergencies: 911

 


MOTOR SCOOTER THEFT
July 23, 2015

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

  • The University of Kentucky Police Department received a report of a stolen motor scooter from outside of Woodland Glen II on July 12, 2015.
  • The University of Kentucky Police Department received a report of two stolen motor scooters from outside of the College of Nursing building on July 21, 2015.
  • The University of Kentucky Police Department received a report of a stolen motor scooter from outside of W.T. Young Library on July 21, 2015.

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 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; report suspicious activity to UK Police immediately. For emergencies, call 911.
  • Whenever possible, avoid thefts of opportunity. Opportunity theft is the direct result of property and valuables left unattended and unsecured, even for short periods of time, which provides a thief with the opportunity to steal your valuables.
  • Keep scooters locked to a solid object, such as a bike rack.
  • Maintain a thorough record of your valuables, to include photographs, serial numbers, makes and models, etc.

 

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.

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 Agencies:

University of Kentucky Police
305 Euclid Ave.
859-257-8573
#UKPD(8673) from a cell
Emergencies: 911

 


ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY
07-09-2015

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

Officials at the University of Kentucky have recently been made aware of an attempted armed robbery that occurred at 845 Red Mile Road, which is being investigated by Lexington Division of Police.

  • At approximately 2 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015, an attempted armed robbery was reported to have occurred at building A of the University Trails apartment complex located at 845 Red Mile Road.  It was reported that the victim was locked out of his apartment and waiting at the door of his apartment when a subject armed with a hand gun demanded money. Nothing was given to the suspect.  The suspect was described as a black male, 6’1”, 160 lbs., wearing a gray T-shirt and black shorts and fled the area.    

 

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

 


AUTO VEHICLE THEFT
June 17, 2015

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

  • The University of Kentucky Police Department received a report of a stolen vehicle from the Good Samaritan Parking Structure at 310 South Limestone on June 6, 2015. The victim reported that her purse was stolen from inside the hospital. It is surmised that the victim’s keys were used to then locate and unlawfully remove the vehicle.
  • The Lexington Division of Police received a report of a stolen vehicle from the Jersey Street Employee Parking Lot on June 9, 2015. It was reported that the victim parked and locked her vehicle in the lot. When she returned approximately two hours later, the vehicle was missing.
  • The Lexington Division of Police received a report of a stolen vehicle from the intersection of Scott Street and Upper Street June 12, 2015. The victim reports being flagged down by three male subjects who asked for a ride. When the subjects insisted on driving (stating that the victim was too intoxicated to drive), the victim relented. The four then drove to the intersection of Scott Street and Upper Street. Two of the male subjects and the victim got out of the vehicle. When she got out of the vehicle to get into the driver’s seat, the suspect drove away with her vehicle.

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 (859) 257-8573 or the 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; report suspicious activity to UK Police immediately. For emergencies, call 911.
  • Whenever possible, avoid thefts of opportunity. Opportunity theft is the direct result of property and valuables left unattended and unsecured, even for short periods of time, which provides a thief with the opportunity to steal your valuables.
  • Keep valuables out of sight and secured. If you cannot secure the items, carry them with you.
  • Maintain a thorough record of your valuables, to include photographs, serial numbers, makes and models, etc.

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 Agencies:

University of Kentucky Police
305 Euclid Ave.
859-257-8573
#UKPD(8673) from a cell
Emergencies: 911

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

 


 

ARSON (North Farms Campus)
February 9, 2015

In the interest of safety, the University of Kentucky Police Department has issued the following Crime Bulletin for the University of Kentucky North Farm Campus.
           

  • The University of Kentucky Police in partnership with the Lexington Fire Department Arson Investigation Bureau, is investigating a suspected Arson that occurred on February 7, 2015 between 5:00 and 5:30 p.m. on the North Farm Campus.  A barn located on the Coldstream Farm burned down, and witnesses reported seeing 4-6 Black Male Juveniles leaving the area around the time the fire started.  All the subjects were reportedly wearing dark clothing with one subject wearing a yellow and green knit cap.  

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.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact UK Police (859) 257-8573 or Lexington Fire at 859-231-5672.
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.
  • Report suspicious persons loitering around facilities.
  • Carry a cell phone to be able to call for help in emergencies.
  • In the event that you smell smoke, dial 911 immediately. 
  • If you locate a fire, pull a fire alarm and then dial 911. Do NOT attempt to extinguish a fire unless you are properly trained to do so.
  • Anytime a fire alarm is activated, EVACUATE the building immediately.
  • Know the primary and secondary escape routes for each of your locations, should an actual fire occur.

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 Agencies:

University of Kentucky Police Department

305 Euclid Ave

Lexington, KY 40506

859-257-8573

#UKPD (#8673) From a cell phone

Emergencies: 911

Lexington Fire Department Arson Investigation Bureau

247 E. Second Street

Lexington, KY 40507

859-231-5672

 


 

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