Pamela Lawton brought her son, Michael Mollett to the KDKA-TV studios on Sunday night to surrender to police.
The man accused of making a threat against a local college campus on Twitter late last week is now in police custody. Michael Mollett turned himself in to a state police detective Sunday evening just outside of the KDKA-TV studios – in the lobby of One Gateway Center in Downtown Pittsburgh.
After a two-day shutdown at Penn State Beaver, school officials say the campus has been reopened and classes are set to resume on Monday.
The Penn State Beaver campus remains on alert this weekend as authorities continue to investigate a possible threat made on Twitter that allegedly referenced the shootings at Virginia Tech. As police continue to search for the suspect, students are coping with the heightened safety precautions.
The mother of a man accused of making a threat against a local college campus on Twitter is making an emotional plea.
All classes and activities on the campus of Penn State Beaver were canceled today as authorities continue to investigate a possible threat that referenced the Virginia Tech shootings. Campus spokesperson Amy Krebs said the school received the possible threat on Twitter Thursday night.