Laid Off Administrator Charged in Terror Threat

October 29, 2010

Mark Hopton, who was laid off as assistant vice president for business services at Ohio University, was arrested Thursday and charged with making terror threats against the institution, The Columbus Dispatch reported. Police found 12 guns at his home. Authorities said calls from Hopton to the university on Wednesday prompted them to secure several buildings. WBNS TV reported that Hopton was released on a $10,000 bond.

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