Drunk man arrested after throwing gun into river while talking to police



Evansville Police arrested 43 year old Robert C. Williams after he threw a loaded gun into the Ohio River while being questioned by police.
Officers found an intoxicated Williams in the lower portion of Dress Plaza just after 12:00am this morning. The Plaza is closed after 11:00pm.
As officers tried to identify him, Williams pulled a .357 revolver from under his leg and threw it into the river. Officers handcuffed Willliams and then recovered the gun from the river.
Williams was arrested for Posssession of a handgun wothout a permit, Public Intoxication, and Trespassing.