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UNC Charlotte basketball player arrested for assault

| September 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte basketball player arrested for assault

Basketball player Lekitus Najee Garvin was arrested on Thursday, Sept. 20 for assault on a female. Garvin was arrested by UNC Charlotte Police at 4:08 p.m. and taken into Mecklenburg County custody at 8:11 p.m. He had a bond hearing Friday, Sept. 21 at 9:00 a.m. in courtroom 4130. Garvin’s bond is currently set at $2500. […]

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Year in review

| May 1, 2018
Year in review

Exam week is right around the corner and another year at UNC Charlotte is coming to a close. Take a break from studying to look back at the top stories of the 2017-18 year.   Light rail opens Five years after plans for the project were announced, the light rail took off from UNC Charlotte […]

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New scholarship honors the late UNC Charlotte professor

| April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
New scholarship honors the late UNC Charlotte professor

You can discern how close-knit a community is by the way it handles tragedy. UNC Charlotte proved its unity by establishing the Dr. Jeannine S. Skinner Memorial Scholarship in the wake of Skinner’s death in September. Skinner was killed on September 1 in her Kings Parade Boulevard apartment at age 35. Donne Lewis Franklin, 45, […]

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Police chief addresses campus safety concerns

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
Police chief addresses campus safety concerns

On Wednesday, Police Chief Jeffrey Baker conducted a webcast to answer questions submitted by students concerning campus safety. Baker was joined by Dean of Students Christine Reed Davis and Student Body President Tracey Allsbrook. The webcast follows multiple incidents at the university, including an armed robbery outside 0f the Student Union in February and a […]

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Armed men threaten University Crossings’ resident, continuing streak of crimes near and on campus

| February 10, 2018
Armed men threaten University Crossings’ resident, continuing streak of crimes near and on campus

Two men broke down a locked door at University Crossings and threatened the resident with a firearm early Friday morning during a robbery. According to an email sent to residents, the two men, described as African-Americans, broke down the locked door and threatened the resident with a firearm around 12:30 a.m. The crime occurred in […]

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Streak of crimes hit UNC Charlotte campus

| February 8, 2018
Streak of crimes hit UNC Charlotte campus

Over the past five days, the Charlotte community has experienced multiple on-campus crimes. On Saturday, campus police reported an assault in the Greek Village area of campus, involving a student and an unidentified man. The suspect, described as a black male, in his 30s and approximately 5’8,” gained access to a Greek Village resident hall […]

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Professor facing charges of sexual exploitation of a minor

| October 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Professor facing charges of sexual exploitation of a minor

University professor Robert Herman-Smith, 55, was arrested Thursday on three counts of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor and two counts of third degree sexual exploitation of a minor, according to reports by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD). The report from CMPD states that a search warrant for Herman-Smith’s Matthews home was issued on Thursday […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed in September

| September 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed in September

This police blotter is updated every Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout the month of September. Accident Sept. 2 South Deck – Officer took a report of a hit and run. Vehicle was struck white it was parked and unoccupied. Mary Alexander Road – Officer took a report of a hit and run. Vehicle was struck white it […]

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Remembering Dr. Jeannine Skinner

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Remembering Dr. Jeannine Skinner

How would you describe the “perfect” professor? Is this person “energetic” or “enthusiastic?” Are they “driven” and “motivated,” with goals and ambition? Maybe they’re a professor who connects with their students, or reaches out to the community, or challenges their classes to work to the best of their ability. This is how colleagues described Dr. […]

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UNC Charlotte student shot during drug exchange, suspects escape

| September 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte student shot during drug exchange, suspects escape

A UNC Charlotte student is stable, but in serious condition, after suffering a gunshot Thursday. The shooting occurred at a residence on Bonnie Lane, less than a mile from campus. Police were called at 12:34 p.m. The victim and two suspects had arranged a drug transaction. During the meeting, the suspects robbed the student of cash and a handgun, […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed in August

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed in August

This police blotter is updated every Sunday throughout the month of August.  Accident Aug. 6 Union Deck – While attempting to back into a parking space vehicle one struck vehicle two. Aug. 12 Student Union – Subject was arrested after it was determined that he had previously been trespassed from campus. Aug. 19 Burson Building Parking […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed in July

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed in July

This police blotter is updated every Friday throughout the month of July.  The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety in the month of July. Accident July 8 University Road and Broadrick Boulevard – Driver of vehicle one lost control of vehicle while pushing it out the […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed in June

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed in June

The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety in the month of June. Accident June 4 Cone Deck – While backing out of their parking spaces, drivers of vehicles one and two collided. No injuries were reported. June 11    West Deck – While backing out of a […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed in May

| May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed in May

The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety in May. Accident May 1 Cameron Boulevard – Subject struck a curb on the right, over corrected and struck the curb on the left. Officer issued a state citation for provisional DWI. May 3 Lot 25 […]

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