Arrest Made In UA Social Media Threat Case

Sep 30, 2014

Daniel Evan Simmons, a 19-year-old student at U-A, has been arrested by the university's police department and charged with making a terrorist threat.
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There's been another arrest in the investigation into threatening messages made against University of Alabama students.

Daniel Evan Simmons, a 19-year-old student at U-A, has been arrested by the university's police department and charged with making a terrorist threat. His arrest stems from an investigation into the additional alarming messages that were sent during the early morning hours of Tuesday, September 23rd. This message is not believed to be directly connected with the initial intimidating post that was sent on September 21st.

Simmons has been placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a a five thousand dollar bond and has been issued an interim suspension by U-A.

U-A-P-D continues to investigate the original post.