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Social Media Post Leads To Quinnipiac Student's Arrest On Weapons Charges

Social Media Post Leads To Quinnipiac Student's Arrest On Weapons Charges

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...

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