Police accuse man of pointing firearm

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — Police dispatched to the report of an incident involving a firearm that was taking place on Second Avenue placed a man under arrest Monday night.

Robert C. Mathies

The Huntingburg Police Department was called to the 200 block of East Second Avenue at 8:10 p.m.

Officers made contact with a man who said his stepson had pointed a firearm at him and told him to get out of the house. The victim explained there had been an earlier argument in which the suspect, Robert C. Mathies, 42, 200 E. Second Ave., had also pointed the firearm.

Police located the firearm, spoke with witnesses and took Mathies into custody.

Officers reported that Mathies also made verbal threats toward law enforcement.

Authorities booked Mathies into the Dubois County Security Center at 12:02 a.m. today on two preliminary Level 5 felony counts of intimidation and preliminary Level 6 felony counts of intimidation, criminal recklessness with a firearm and pointing a firearm.

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