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Purdue wrestler bonds out of jail

Social media threats put a Purdue wrestler in jail Tuesday, but earlier today he bonded out.

Posted: Oct. 19, 2018 12:16 AM
Updated: Oct. 19, 2018 9:01 AM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Social media threats put a Purdue wrestler in jail Tuesday, but Thursday he bonded out.

Shawn Streck was booked into the Tippecanoe County Jail with a preliminary charge of intimidation.

Purdue Police Captain Song Kang said on Monday the station received a call from Elmhurst College in DuPage County, Illinois.

The campus police allege Streck trespassed and threatened to harm one of its students.

That student turned out to be Streck's ex-girlfriend.

Kang says Streck was trying to rekindle his relationship, but was asked to leave the Elmhurst campus.

Streck may face more charges from DuPage County.

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