Police Arrest A Man In Road Rage Incident
Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for displaying what appeared to be a gun at another motorist in Farmingville today.
At 11:55 a.m. police received a 911 call from a motorist claiming another motorist flashed what appeared to be a handgun and pointed it at him after a traffic dispute on southbound Nicolls Road, near the north service road of the Long Island Expressway.
A Highway Patrol officer contacted the victim to get a description of the vehicle and suspect. The descriptions as well as license plate number were broadcast over police radio.
The license plate number indicated the car, a gray 2012 Volkswagen four-door sedan is registered to an address in Northport. A Northport Village Police officer stopped a vehicle that fit the description and detained the suspect, Brian Deuchar D’Angelis, until Suffolk County Police Highway Patrol Officer James Weik arrived. The victim was also brought to the scene and identified Deuchar D’Angelis as the suspect. The Volkswagen was impounded for evidence, and an imitation pistol was recovered by police.
Deuchar D’Angelis was arrested and brought to the Sixth Precinct, where he will be held overnight.
Sixth Squad detectives charged Deuchar D’Angelis, 36, of 68 Lakewood Court, Moriches, with Menacing 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree.
Deuchar D’Angelis is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on December 26.
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