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Man charged after road rage incident
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Man charged after road rage incident

Posted: 2023-11-17 11:36:16 By: thebay

Police arrested and charged one person after a road rage event.

On Wednesday, shortly after 3:30 p.m., the Almaguin Highlands OPP responded to a road rage incident on Highway 11 in Machar Township.

Police say that both drivers exited their vehicles, and one driver brandished an edged weapon towards the other driver. No injuries were sustained.

As a result of the investigation, Duane BURKITT, 48 years-of-age, from Gilmour Tudor-Cashel Township, near Bancroft was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon.

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear in Court on January 11, 2024, in Sundridge, Ontario.