Media Relaese 16-2015 | University of Missouri Police Department

MEDIA RELEASE -- Oct. 12, 2015

Contact: Major B. Weimer
Office (573) 882-5923
Cellular (573) 999-1979


Statement on Arrest:

At approximately 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 10, the University of Missouri Police Department arrested Ruben Espinosa for making a terrorist threat (Revised Missouri Statute 574.115). The threat was reported on Oct. 6 to MUPD by MU Health Care after University Hospital received a threatening phone call.

Espinosa was contacted at his residence where he agreed to come to the police department and speak with officers. While at MUPD, Espinosa was arrested. Additional information cannot be released due to the investigative nature of the report.

Arrestee: Ruben Espinosa
Date of Birth: 12-16-1963
Address: 4608 Orchard Lane, Columbia MO. 65201
Espinosa is not a student.

Espinosa was transported to the Boone County Jail where he was left in lieu of $4,500 bond.

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