Man arrested for making threats against local chapter of NAACP

LAS VEGAS - Metro Police arrested a man accused of calling in threats to the Las Vegas chapter of the NAACP.

Bradley Austin, 47, was arrested Wednesday for the alleged crimes.  According to Metro Police, on Aug. 28, Austin left threatening phone messages on the answering machine at the civil right's group's local office.

Metro's investigation led them to Austin.  He was arrested at his home in the 1800 block of Tourmaline Blue Street Wednesday morning. 

Austin was taken into custody and transported to the Clark County Detention Center where he faces
one felony count of making threats or conveying false information concerning acts of terrorism.

Anyone with any information about this case is urged to contact the Bolden Area Command Patrol Investigations Section at 702-828-3851. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.