A FACULTY scholar in Connecticut threatened to find and kill a couple of high school scholars after an argument with them on Snapchat, police said.
Nicholas Graham, a 23-yr-old pupil at Southern Connecticut State College, was arrested overdue Tuesday through Fairfield police after parents noticed the relating to posts and notified government, police said early Wednesday.
Graham, of Southport, made the threats upon getting into an issue on Snapchat with scholars at Fairfield Ludlowe High School — announcing he may “in finding them and kill them, and all of their buddies,” police stated.
Fairfield Police Lt. Robert Kalamaras advised The Put Up that Graham, who previously attended the highschool, did not specify how he meant to hurt the three highschool students.
Graham, who used to be at his college in New Haven while allegedly making the threats, was once later taken into custody without incident by public protection officials at the college sooner than being turned over to Fairfield police.
Once in custody, Graham informed officials he had no intention of hurting any individual and claimed his posts have been fueled by emotion and anger. He used to be taken to a nearby hospital for commentary and continues to be in police custody on $20,000 bond prior to his preliminary courtroom appearance, which was scheduled for Wednesday, police said.
Graham was charged with 2nd-level breach of peace, 2d-degree threatening and 2nd-degree harassment.
“At The Same Time As the sensitivity of these matters are critical, we’re satisfied that the public is coming forward and reporting what they see as doable dangers to our faculties and our students,” Fairfield police said in a press unlock received by The Put Up. “At this time there may be no indication that Nicholas Graham has the capacity to carry out those threats.”
Kalamaras mentioned oldsters and students can be expecting an larger police presence at Fairfield colleges on Wednesday.
College officers, meanwhile, notified students of the danger on its Twitter feed past due Tuesday.
“FLHS is aware that a person was inflicting worry among our students because of a few social media posts,” the school tweeted. “the person is in police custody and there may be NOT a perceived threat to FLHS or any FPS school.”