Driver in Lancaster road rage incident arrested

Lancaster police arrest road rage suspect

LANCASTER, TEXAS - Lancaster Police arrested the driver seen pointing a handgun at another motorist over the weekend.

Lancaster detectives filed the arrest warrant against 49-year old Joseph Benjamin Sida on Tuesday, charging him with deadly conduct, a Class A misdemeanor.

The warrant says that Sida admitted to detectives to pointing a semi-automatic handgun at Victoria Best on Friday in the northbound lanes of I-35E.

Sida was arrested at 3pm by Lancaster Police, according to a statement.

According to the warrant, Sida is licensed to carry a concealed handgun in Texas.

Texas criminal statute defines deadly conduct as a "person who recklessly engages in conduct that places another in imminent danger of serious bodily injury."

State records reveal Sida works as a commissioned security officer.

 

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