Man charged with making terrorist threat against Faulkner University
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A man was arrested Wednesday and charged with making a terrorist threat against a university in Montgomery.
The Montgomery Police Department says Faulkner University's police department contacted it in regards to a man allegedly emailing threats against the school.
MPD opened an investigation into the actions of 26-year-old Brandon Watson and subsequently charged him with making a terrorist threat.
An affidavit against Watson indicates he was sending emails threatening bodily harm against a specific individual, as well as a general threat against staff and students of the university.
Watson was taken into custody and transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility where he is being held on a $100,000 bond.
WSFA 12 News has reached out to Faulkner University for comment but campus officials have not responded at this point.
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