Detroit man accused of making terror threats arrested in Ohio

Staff and Wire reports

Youngstown, Ohio – Authorities say a man accused of threatening a mass shooting in Michigan has been arrested at a residence in Ohio.

The U.S. Marshals Service says 28-year-old Cameron White, of Detroit, was arrested without incident by deputy marshals Wednesday in Youngstown. White is charged in Michigan with making a terrorist threat or false report of terrorism and using a computer to commit a crime.

Cameron White

A Marshals Service spokeswoman says White had posted messages on social media saying he intended to carry out a mass shooting in the Detroit area “real soon.”

The Detroit Police said they were notified by U.S. Marshals about the Facebook post. Detroit police partnered with U.S. Marshals and were able to locate White in Ohio. 

No further information was released regarding charges or motive.No firearms were found on White when he was arrested.

White is being held in the Mahoning County Jail until his extradition to Michigan. It couldn’t be determined whether White has an attorney yet.

Reporter Sarah Rahal and the Associated Press contributed.