Texas A&M University Police Make Arrest in Bomb Threat

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A former Texas A&M University employee has been arrested by University Police in connection with the bomb threat at the Clayton Williams Jr. Alumni Center Friday morning. Michael Francis Thomas, 43, has been charged with making a terroristic threat, a third degree felony. He was taken into custody at a Bryan location and is currently being held in the Brazos County jail.

Thomas is also a person of interest in the bomb threat involving Kyle Field earlier in the week, but has not been charged. Additionally, Thomas was arrested on an unrelated warrant obtained by the University Police for credit card abuse. This violation is a state jail felony.

The investigation was launched Friday morning immediately after discovering the word “bomb” written on a mirror in the Williams Alumni Center. Police immediately evacuated the building and issued a Code Maroon alert. Police completed the search of the building and it reopened shortly after 11 a.m.

No other information about Thomas is available at this time.


The Clayton Williams Alumni Center at Texas A&M has gotten the all clear. The building has be reopened.



A Code Maroon has been issued at Texas A&M University for a bomb threat.

The Clayton Williams Alumni Center is being evacuated. No other buildings are affected at this time. Please avoid this area.