Police: Former ASU football actor arrested after posting hazard opposite students, staff


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A 20-year-old former Arizona State football actor is in control after military pronounced he done “terroristic threats” opposite students and staff at Arizona State University.

ASU and Tempe military arrested Edward “Robbie” Robinson about 8 p.m. Friday off-campus.  

According to a detain records, Robinson posted on amicable media that he wanted to buy a gun to fire people and “spray a stadium.” His bond is set at $50,000.

ASU military became wakeful about noon Friday of “threats of assault opposite members of a Sun Devil entertainment community,” military mouthpiece Katy Harris told The Arizona Republic on Saturday. The university afterwards released an warning during a Tempe campus.

Robinson, who has not been enrolled during a university for some-more than a year, was arrested on guess of terroristic threats, intrusion of an educational establishment and possession of marijuana, Harris said. 

Harris would not yield additional information about a purported threat, deferring to justice paperwork that should be done accessible on Monday. 

Someone regulating a Twitter comment with the name Robbie Robinson and hoop @RobThaProphet tweeted during 10:33 a.m. Friday that he was perplexing to buy a gun to “spray a track up.

“Give me 25. Give me life. Give me autocracy or give me death,” a Twitter user pronounced in a twitter Friday. “I’m not staying quiet. I’m hurt.”

A flurry of posts filled a Twitter feed via Friday. One post shares a screenshot of an apparent sell with ASU police. The screenshot shows a summary saying: “It’s Detective Herrmann from a ASU police. You’re not in trouble. We only wish to check on you.” 

Robinson was ranked by ESPN as a No. 29 rated cornerback awaiting in a nation as a tyro at DeMatha High School in Maryland where he confirmed a 4.2 GPA, according to a 2016 ASU register bio. He committed to ASU on Jul 25, 2015, reportedly branch down scholarships from several other schools.

A GofundMe comment patrician “Support Robbie Robinson!” was combined Saturday by someone saying they are raising money for Robinson’s bail. A post on a account describes a 20-year-old as “loving, caring, and radical.”

“He speaks with law and shows adore to everyone,” a post states. “Everything was a disagreement since people took things a wrong approach when he was vocalization a law on amicable media about certain things that has happened in his past.”

The comment records that they need to lift $50,000 for his bond.

“Help us get a family member out, he deserves his freedom,” a post states.

RELATED: CB Robbie Robinson commits to ASU

Threats opposite schools

The occurrence was a latest in a array of threats done opposite schools in a Valley and nationwide in a arise of a sharpened that killed 17 people during a high propagandize in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14. 

Low assemblage and an “abundance of caution” stirred St. Mary’s Catholic High School officials to cancel classes Thursday after a hazard opposite a propagandize widespread on amicable media Wednesday night.

A viral social-media hazard opposite an vague high propagandize with a initials “SHS” caused a stir among communities and propagandize districts opposite a nation Wednesday night, including Mesa. 

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The Mesa Unified School District sent an email and voice-message blast to families during Skyline High School and Superstition High School Wednesday night, saying police had checked into a social-media post and dynamic it was not a current threat.

Also in Arizona, an 18-year-old Coronado High School tyro was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of posting an apparent hazard opposite a propagandize on amicable media, Scottsdale military said.

A 16-year-old boy accused of melancholy to fire adult his former high propagandize in Chino Valley was questioned by authorities Wednesday and referred for a mental-health analysis and treatment.

Reach a contributor during 602-444-8515, jpohl@azcentral.com or on Twitter: @pohl_jason. Reporter Derek Hall contributed to this story.

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