Sunday, September 2, 2012

Pennsylvania concealed weapons permit holder charged in road rage incident

26-year-old Travis Heebner, of Maidencreek Township, Pennsylvania, was arrested after he pointed a loaded handgun at a couple in another vehicle during a road rage incident.
According to the police report Heebner was tailgating a car driven by a 24-year-old man whose 20-year-old girlfriend was also in the car. Heebner passed the other car, then cut them off, then continued to weave in and out of traffic. When Heebner stopped at a red light the other car pulled up to try and get the license plate. The driver yelled "What's your problem" at Heebner who then pointed a handgun at them.
Police confiscated a 9mm handgun found in Heebner's car. The gun had a round in the chamber and 15 more rounds in the magazine.
Heebner, who has a concealed weapons permit, was charged with aggravated and simple assault, reckless endangerment, making terroristic threats, possessing a weapon with intent to use it criminally, and reckless driving.