A student at the University of Massachusetts has been accused of making two separate bomb threats to the college. Dean Beckford, 29, is a senior at the Boston school who reported to police authorities upon being arrested that he was “not doing so good” in his classes.
Surveillance footage obtained by campus authorities identified Beckford as the suspect, showing that he had made calls from two different metro pay phones.
The threats targeted the dean’s office in Wheatley Hall and resulted in evacuations, as well as searches by the state police bomb squads.
Beckford is being held on a $20,000 cash bond, the Daily News reported.