Pintado free to travel to Florida to face charges

Web Update – Feb. 10, 3:00 p.m. Michele Catalano, Manny Pintado’s sister, provided the Collegian Tuesday evening with further information about Mr. Pintado, the University of Massachusetts student suspected of threatening a Florida lawmaker and his family over a contentious immigration bill. Catalano said she is not a resident of Bergen County, N.J., although her phone number is registered to that area code, but that she is a resident of New Jersey. She also said that, despite reports from David Entin, a friend and fellow parishioner of Pintado’s at First Churches Northampton, Pintado does not have a daughter at Princeton…

Manuel Pintado supporters pack Northampton courthouse

A crowd of about 50 supported attended Manuel Pintado’s court hearing Monday. Among those in attendance were two UMass sociology professors.

UMass student arrested for threatening Fla. representative

A resident of Northampton and UMass student allegedly sent threatening emails to a Florida state representative in response to the representative’s stance on immigration.

UMass student arrested for alleged e-mail threat

Manuel Pintado, who has listed himself as a UMass student, was arrested last night in Northampton for allegedly sending threatening emails to a Florida State Representative.