On March 25th Parke County Deputies were called to a residence on US Highway 41 near CR 940 S. Michael Campbell reported that he was receiving threatening messages from a male subject who he had recently met. Officers waited nearby Campbell’s residence and a short time later the suspect arrived at the residence. Officers quickly intervened and placed Anthony Powers, age 49 of Terre Haute, into custody. Powers was witnessed throwing an item into a shrub in front of the residence. Officers later discovered that the item was a large machete. Powers was transported to the Parke County Jail and formally charged with intimidation.