UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (CBSDC) — A University of Maryland student charged with making online threats of a campus rampage has been found guilty on multiple counts in a Prince George’s County courtroom.
Alexander Song was scheduled to plead guilty to some of the charges against him Tuesday morning in Prince George’s County Circuit Court.
Of the eight counts he was facing, Alexander Song was found guilty on two counts:
- Disturbing a school
- Telephone misuse
Song was arrested March 11 after police say he wrote online that he planned “to kill enough people to make it to national news.”Song was charged with disturbing the orderly conduct of activities, administration or class; a misdemeanor charge punishable by a fine not to exceed $2,500 with the possibility of imprisonment not to exceed six months in jail.
Police say the honors student told officers that he had been under stress. Officers found no weapons in his dorm room or in his parents’ house. He was order to have an emergency psychiatric evaluation after being apprehended.
He was subsequently barred from campus.