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U of I Student Arrested after Threatening Classmates
U of I Student Arrested after Threatening Classmates

A 19-year-old University of Illinois student is being held on $250,000 bond  after authorities say he threatened classmates while referencing the shootings at Virginia Tech.

Champaign County jail records show Dany Sammak remains in custody this  morning after he was charged with felony disorderly conduct.

The Champaign News-Gazette reports Sammak was arrested Saturday after he  made what authorities said were “terrorist-like threats” and made shooting  gestures with his hands.

Local officials worked with campus police and the FBI to search Sammak’s  home, computer and other property. Investigators say they didn’t find any  evidence that he was part of a larger plot to harm others.