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UA student arrested for threatening message

Andy McWhorter

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Dakota John Timm, a 20-year-old UA student, was arrested Tuesday for sending an “alarming message” Monday night, according to UA News. Timm was charged with charged with obstructing governmental operations and placed in Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $2500 bond. His charge was later changed to harassing communication.

Timm’s message is not believed to be directly connected with the initial death threat that was sent on Sunday, according to UA News.

The investigation into the Sunday night post is active and ongoing, according to UA News. Investigators have issued two search warrants and are seeking additional warrants. Investigators are also continuing to follow up on tips, leads and information.

According to UA News, UAPD is working with state and federal entities, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to identify who posted the original messages.

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