Students Potentially Facing Charges


Three students are potentially facing criminal charges after an incident on Thursday afternoon that led to a campus wide lock down. The 3 students were involved in an altercation that began at the Ulster Club house. One student was chased from the fraternity house. A Muskingum student chased the unidentified suspect from the Ulster Club, and called 911 while in pursuit. Muskingum County Sheriff’s department and University Police responded to the call. The suspect was caught on foot by a Sherriff’s Deputy at Shady Side Lane near the New Concord Reservoir. Muskingum University Chief of Police, Danny Vincent detained the suspect who was later released after questioning. No students involved in last Thursday’s incident have been removed from campus at this time. The Village of New Concord, University Police and Student Conduct are processing charges against the students involved. More details are to be released as the investigation remains on going.