HAMDEN — A Quinnipiac University student faces weapons charges after a social media post spurred an investigation, police said Monday.
Nicholas Pappas, 19, of New York, was charged with four counts of weapons in a motor vehicle, police said.
Investigators searched his car and found two pairs of brass knuckles, a police baton and a switchblade, police said.
The investigation started on Jan. 25, when police found a social media post of a gun being shot into the ground, police said.
Pappas turned himself into police on Friday and was released after posting $15,000 bond, police said.
Hamden police did not specify the social media platform in which they...