LAS VEGAS (TCD) -- A 46-year-old man was arrested for allegedly threatening to blow up a casino last week.
According to KSNV-TV, on Wednesday, Feb. 2, Brian Gower was wandering outside the STRAT Hotel and Casino when he made the threats. He allegedly told an officer he "had a grenade in his ass and he wanted to fart." KLAS-TV reports Gower made random statements about Joe Rogan and his ex-wife.
At one point, Gower reportedly told hotel security to evacuate the building and that they had 15 minutes or else it would explode. According to KSNV, Gower was handcuffed by the hotel security team, and they alerted police.
In an interview, Gower reportedly spoke more about Joe Rogan and Kim Jong-un, and explained that he had been in prison for choking his ex-wife. According to KSNV, Gower told authorities that he was an actor trying to raise awareness of bomb attacks. Gower reportedly said his lawyer is Saul Goodman, the fictional TV character. He also talked about the Illuminati, KSNV reports.
According to KLAS, Gower was arrested and booked into the Clark County Jail and charged with one count of making threats of conveying false information concerning an act of terrorism. He was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday, Feb. 8.
According to KLAS, Gower was arrested in Las Vegas last year for making a similar threat.