Man arrested for making threats against Las Vegas chapter of NAACP

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On August 28, 2017 detectives with the Bolden Area Command Patrol Investigations Section received information about threatening phone messages that had been left on an answering machine at the local offices of the NAACP.

During the course of the investigation, detectives identified 47-year-old Bradley Austin as a suspect in this case. In the early morning hours of August 30, 2017 Austin was located at a residence in the 1800 block of Tourmaline Blue Street and was taken into custody without incident.

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

The exact nature of the threats were not made public.