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UNCG Officer Named the UNC System Officer of the Year

Posted on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 by UNCG Police under Community.

On Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Officer Taylor Trantham received the UNC System Officer of the Year Award. Officer Trantham was nominated because he has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to strike an excellent balance between community involvement and enforcement activity. Many have witnessed Officer Trantham’s unwavering commitment to our community, his incredible level of compassion for people, and his unbelievable dedication to the law enforcement profession. We are so proud of Officer Trantham and appreciate the way he represents the department, and UNCG. Great job Officer Trantham and congratulations!  

Late Night Breakfast

Posted on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 by UNCG Police under Community.

UNCG hosts a Late Night Breakfast for students at the end of each semester. This is a good time for students to fuel their bodies and prepare for a late night of studying for their finals. Sergeant Poole and Captain DeDona joined in on the fun by helping serve the students.

UNCG Officers Lead Charity Ride for Victory Junction

Posted on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 by UNCG Police under Community.

UNCG Officers lead the motorcycle charity ride to raise money for Victory Junction located in Randleman, NC. Free from the confines of disease, illness or disability, children discover that they can just be kids! How does this happen? Victory Junction is a medically safe, yet exhilarating camp, that challenges children who have a serious medical condition to try things they never imagined possible. As they conquer activities like zip lining and archery or experience bowling, fishing or swimming, children build confidence that will shape how they view the rest of their lives.


UNCG PD Officers Assist with Tornado Relief

Posted on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 by UNCG Police under Community.

UNCG Police Officers spent the day, Friday, April 20, 2018, with the Baptist Men’s Disaster Relief Organization doing our part to support the tornado relief effort. This great organization is working hard to help those impacted by the tornados in Greensboro on April 15, 2018.  The officers were proud to be a small part of such a big effort.


UNCG PD & HRL Team Up Against UNCG Intramural Kickball Champs

Posted on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 by UNCG Police under Community.

Staff members of the UNCG Police Department and staff members of Housing and Residence Life joined forces to take on the UNCG Intramural Kickball Champions. Members of the UNCG Police Department and Members of Housing and Residence Life really enjoyed interacting with the students on a different level than what they are used to. In the end the UNCG Intramural Kickball Champions proved to be worthy of their title as they defeated UNCG PD and HRL staff.


Case # 1804-003576 – Suspect Charged with Indecent Exposure and Other Charges on Campus

Posted on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 by UNCG Police under Recent Arrests.

On April 19, 2018 at approximately 11:32 am the UNCG Police Department responded to a report of a male subject observed masturbating while sitting in his vehicle near Forest Street and Spring Garden Street. Officers were able to locate the silver Nissan SUV on Walker Avenue. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle. However, the driver proceeded to drive and did not stop for officers until they were finally able to block him in a parking lot. The officers then took Quintrelle Lamor Abney into custody without further incident. Officers located evidence in the vehicle that supported the initial report as well as drug paraphernalia. Mr. Abney was charged with indecent exposure, possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding to elude arrest, driving while license revoked, and was served an active warrant for arrest for an indecent exposure incident unrelated to this incident.

Case # 1804-003521 – Non-Student Arrested After Assaulting Student on Campus

Posted on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 by UNCG Police under Recent Arrests.

On April 18, 2018 at approximately 1:19 am the UNCG Police responded to a reported assault on a female call on campus. Upon their arrival, officers observed very obvious signs that the victim had been assaulted. The victim advised that the male subject that assaulted her was a friend of hers. However, she only knew him by a nickname and could not provide his full name. Officers began investigating this incident immediately and were able to identify, locate, and arrest the suspect at 2:23 am. Juwan Bland was charged with assault on a female and interfering with emergency communications. Mr. Bland was placed in the Guilford County Jail in Greensboro, NC under a $3,000 secured bond.

Case # 1804- 003077 – Non-Student Charged with Extortion

Posted on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 by UNCG Police under Recent Arrests.

On April 3, 2018 a student reported to UNCG Police that she was being blackmailed by a subject she met online. The student advised that the subject had requested nude photos of her which she sent. She stated that she and the subject had discussed meeting on numerous occasions. However, the plans were always cancelled. The student advised that the subject began to threaten to send the nude photos of her to her family if she did not pay them $600. The student advised the subject that she could not pay the money and the subject then stated they would consider sexual favors in lieu of the money.

After an extensive investigation was conducted by the UNCG Police Department, Matthew Ryan Basden of Kernersville, NC was arrested and charged with Extortion. The UNCG Police Department, with the assistance of the Kernersville Police Department, executed a search warrant at Mr. Basden’s residence. The investigation is ongoing.

Sexual Assault Awareness & Violence Education

Posted on Thursday, April 12th, 2018 by UNCG Police under Community.

UNCG Police Needs Your Help Identifying Suspect

Posted on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 by UNCG Police under Crime Stoppers Tips.

UNCG Police needs your help identifying the subject in this photograph. This subject was involved in financial card fraud on 02/21/2018. If you have seen or know the identity of this subject, please contact Sergeant Smith at (336) 334-3004. You can remain confidential and do not have to reveal your identity. Case #1802-001914.