Upton is indicted by a federal grand jury

Accused of making threatening communications on WPPG radio

According to records filed Monday in the U.S. District Court of Mobile, Evergreen radio personality and decorated combat veteran Luther Upton has been indicted on charges of interstate threatening communications.

According to the indictment, Upton, a 74-year-old native of Uriah who also serves on the Evergreen City Council, “knowingly and willfully transmitted in interstate and foreign commerce a communication containing a threat to injure the person or another. During a live public radio broadcast in Evergreen, Alabama, the defendant made threatening statements to injure the person of D....