Former UK student pleads not guilty in arraignment hearing


Alexis Baker

Sophia Rosing appears in court for an arraignment hearing on Friday, March 17, 2023, at the Robert F. Stephens Circuit Courthouse in Lexington, Kentucky.

Alexis Baker, Staff Reporter

Former UK student Sophia Rosing entered a not-guilty plea at the Lexington Circuit Court Friday morning, after assaulting a student worker in Boyd Hall on Nov. 6, 2022.

According to Judge Lucy A. VanMeter, Rosing is charged with assaulting a police officer, three counts of assault, disorderly conduct and public alcohol intoxication.

Fred Peters, Rosing’s attorney, requested that her pre-trial be set for May 4, 2023, and a status hearing for May 26, 2023.