NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana man has been charged with making threats against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and members of his family.
Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson says 26-year-old Richard L. Deville Jr. of Clarksville is accused of posting an explicit threat against Trump on YouTube, displaying two handguns in the video, and describing how and when the threat would be carried out.
Deville was being held in the Floyd County Jail on Thursday afternoon. Henderson said Deville does not yet have a lawyer. He is expected to be arraigned on Friday.
The Secret Service contacted authorities in Floyd County about the threat in the past two days. Henderson sayssomeone in the Atlanta area notified the Secret Service about the posting.
Henderson says he believes Deville acted alone.