Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber had a run in with the law in the US last month. The incident reportedly happened on April 20 in Henry County, Georgia. According to online reports, two Henry County Schools had to placed on lock for more than two hours after threatening calls were made to the school. The online report does not identify Faber but we understand that the schools were placed on a hard lockdown after a domestic situation was reported in the area. Today Faber confirmed that there was an incident, but would not comment on the nature of the incident.
Patrick Faber, Deputy Prime Minister: “I am waiting for a clarification document like that to come out from – because I’ve heard those things and I’ve asked for the US embassy and the State Department to issue something on that matter so that people can be assured that the Deputy Prime Minister was not in any kind of.”
Reporter: So these are rumors?
Patrick Faber, Deputy Prime Minister: “I will ask them to put out something that will clear all of it up.”
Reporter: You will not discuss the nature of that incident?
Patrick Faber, Deputy Prime Minister: “I will ask, because whatever I tell you they might dispute so I will ask them to put it out so all can be clear.”
A Henry County sheriff’s office said on Facebook quote, “Our deputies arrived and the subject in question was detained. No immediate threat to the students or faculty occurred.”