Stuckeman Building, building

Stuckeman Family Building on Sunday, July 25, 2021 in University Park, Pa. 

A Penn State student was arrested and charged for allegedly making terroristic threats to individuals in the Stuckeman Family Building, according to a criminal complaint.

Andreas Papadopoulos was charged with a first-degree misdemeanor of terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another, a summary count of harassment, a summary count of disorderly conduct and a third-degree misdemeanor of harassment, court documents said.

The complaint said seven individuals provided written statements on March 2 regarding Papadopoulos's misconduct.

Papadopoulos allegedly hit an individual, poked an individual with a knife, placed lit lighters under two individuals' arms and physically restrained individuals, according to court documents.

The complaint said Papadopoulos showed two individuals a spot underneath a Stuckeman Family Building staircase where he would allegedly hide once he planted explosives in the building.

Court documents said Papadopoulos allegedly "fantasized" about watching the building burn down and allegedly stated he wanted to throw individuals off the building's mezzanine. Papadopoulos also allegedly talked about scrubbing faces off, gouging eyes out and dismemberment.

The $250,000 bail was denied due to public safety.

A preliminary hearing is set for 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday under the office of Magisterial District Judge Kelley Gillette-Walker.



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