UPDATE: Brinkerhoff-Riley Removed as 3rd Ward Leader

Published 08/08 2014 04:03PM

Updated 08/08 2014 04:18PM

UPDATE: Vanderburgh County Democratic Party Chair Rob Faulkner confirms Stephanie Brinkerhoff-Riley has been removed as the 3rd Ward leader on the Evansville City Council. She will, however, remain on the city council since it is an elected position.

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Just after being cleared of legal wrongdoing, Evansville City Council member Stephanie Brinkerhoff-Riley is at the center of turmoil again. Alex Jarvis has filed for a protective order against Brinkerhoff-Riley this afternoon.

Jarvis says 3rd Ward Councilwoman Stephanie Brinkerhoff-Riley threatened his life in an online social media post and during messages with his significant other.

Evansville Police confirm an incident was filed with the department today, and a protective order is being pursued.

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