Valpo Student Faces Charges For Falsely Claiming To Hold Hostages

The very latest as a Valparaiso University student faces charges for allegedly calling police and falsely claiming he was armed and had taken hostages in a campus library. 20-year-old Michael Clemens of Chesterton was arrested on campus on Tuesday night. Police say Clemens admitted calling police on Tuesday night, saying he had a gun and had taken hostages at a campus library. Police evacuated the library and students were ordered to “shelter in place” during an hours-long campus alert. Clemens faces preliminary felony charges of intimidation and false reporting causing an evacuation. He was released from jail after posting bond.