Police: Father arrested for threatening officer who arrested son
Brady Lee French (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Sheriff's Office)
Austin French (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Sheriff's Office)
A father and son are arrested after police say the father
threatened the officer for arresting his son.
According to Evansville Police, 42-year-old Brady French was
arrested and charged with intimidation after leaving a voicemail on Evansville
Mayor Lloyd Winnecke's phone. Police say the voicemail was directed at the EPD
officer who arrested his 19 year old son early Saturday morning.
Police say the message included cursing, and a death threat
saying, "The officer was as good as dead."
He's also accused of making a threatening call to a worker
at the Vanderburgh County Jail.
Police say 19-year-old Austin French was arrested early
Saturday morning for multiple drug related charges during a traffic stop.