Prosecutor: Man with weapon stockpile threatened roommate

A man living near Purdue's West Lafayette campus had a stockpile of weapons and threatened a roommate, according to prosecutors.

Posted: Feb. 6, 2018 12:08 PM
Updated: Feb. 6, 2018 12:19 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A man living near Purdue's West Lafayette campus had a stockpile of weapons and threatened a roommate, according to prosecutors. 

Prosecutor Pat Harrington charged 22-year old Spencer Au with eight counts which include battery, pointing a firearm, criminal recklessness, and possession of cocaine.

Prosecutors said witnesses reported seeing Au draw a Glock handgun and use a stun gun on a roommate at their home on Northwestern Avenue.

Investigators served a search warrant on the home.

Prosecutors said they found several firearms, including shotguns, semi-automatic rifles, and handguns.

They also found drugs, a large amount of ammunition and tactical vests.

Here’s the full list of charges:
-possession of cocaine
-possession of a controlled substance
-possession of marijuana
-possession of paraphernalia
-battery
-pointing a firearm
-criminal recklessness
-maintaining a common nuisance - controlled substances

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