Murray released on bail

ALLIANCE – Former Martins Ferry and Mount Union football standout Jeremy Murray was bound over to the Stark County Grand Jury after a hearing Monday in Alliance Municipal Court for a felony charge of inducing panic and misdemeanor charges of aggravated menacing and criminal mischief.

Murray was released on bail recognizance with orders to seek anger management classes and have no contact with the complainants Briana Harris and Joseph Giulano.

The next court date for Murray hasn’t been set yet, according to the staff of the Alliance Municipal Court.

Murray, 21, was arrested after he threatened to “retrieve a gun from his car and kill people” while he was on Mount. Union University’s campus on Oct. 15. He also threatened to kill Giulano, who came to Harris’ aid during the dispute, according to authorities. As he was leaving the building, Murray also punched out a double-paned glass window.

Murray, who is being represented by attorney Jeffrey Jakmides, could face up to nine years in prison and upwards of $17,000 in fines if convicted.