Indiana man arrested for Trump threat


The Floyd County prosecutor has announced an arrest in a threat made against presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Richard Deville, Jr., 26, was arrested. Deville is accused of posting a video threat on YouTube against Trump.

Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson made the announcement at a news conference Thursday.

Deville faces one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon and one count of intimidation.

He admitted to making the video and posting it to YouTube because he thought it would make him look "cool."

A Secret Service agent tracked the YouTube video through an IP address back to Deville, who lives in New Albany.

In the video, a man wearing a bandana over the lower half of his face makes threats about killing Donald Trump, and Trump's wife and daughter. The man in the video was later identified as Deville, according to court documents.

Deville is seen in the video holding two loaded handguns. Deville told investigators that one of the guns belonged to a friend and the other was his girlfriend's. 

Deville was already being detained by police in an unrelated investigation when Secret Service agents began looking into the case. He has been arrested.