Student and charges named in drug arrest


Luke Ulatowski

Law enforcement vehicles stationed at Lakeland on the morning of Dec. 6.

Luke Ulatowski, Executive Editor

The case details regarding the Dec. 6 arrest of a student during a police exercise at Lakeland have been released.

Nathaniel Newton-Reinert, 20, was charged with possession of under 200 grams of THC with intent to distribute, a Class I felony. He was also charged with possession of amphetamines, LSD or psilocin, an unclassified misdemeanor.

Newton-Reinert was arrested at approximately 9 a.m. on Dec. 6. At the time, members of several municipal and county law enforcement departments were present on Lakeland’s campus for a K-9 training exercise.

The exercise took place in residence halls across campus. According to Director of External Relations David Gallianetti, Lakeland officials and law enforcement mutually scheduled the session as one in a series of training exercises.