Campus / News / April 17, 2014

3 students among 4 arrests on campus

GPD thumbnail 1Four people, including three Knox students, were arrested for allegedly fighting outside the Townhouses Tuesday evening, according to the police report.

Senior Sean Hopkins, sophomore Brya Johnson and sophomore Jorel Holmes, along with Robert Johnson, 18, of Chicago, were arrested after 6 p.m. Tuesday for disorderly conduct.

According to the report, Brya Johnson and Holmes went outside to find Hopkins in a parked car outside the building with others, followed by the alleged “physical altercation.”

According to circuit court records for Knox County, all four are scheduled to appear in court on two separate dates in early May.


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Charlie Megenity
Charlie Megenity (formerly Gorney) is a senior double majoring in political science and economics. He previously served TKS as managing editor and as co-news editor while working as the weekend reporter for The Galesburg Register-Mail. Over the summer of 2012, Charlie interned in Wisconsin with Patch.com, an online hyperlocal news source, where he covered the August 2012 Oak Creek Sikh temple shooting; he will return to Patch during the summer of 2013. He is also the journalism editor for Catch magazine.. Charlie has received three awards from the Illinois College Press Association for newswriting and design, including a first place award for front page layout. He was the 2013 recipient of the Theodore Hazen Kimble Memorial Award in Journalism for a feature story published in The Knox Student. His work has also appeared in The Huffington Post.




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