Edgewood, Md. – Maryland State Police arrested and charged the driver involved in an apparent road rage incident that occurred earlier this month in Baltimore County.
The accused is identified as Brandon Jones, 31, of Woodlawn, Maryland. Jones is charged with first and second degree assault, and unauthorized use of a handgun. Jones was operating a 2017 black Ford Expedition when the incident occurred. Jones was processed at the Golden Ring Barrack this afternoon and is currently being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
The victim is not being identified at this time. He was operating a red 2006 Subaru Forester and the sole occupant of his vehicle at the time the incident occurred.
Shortly before 7:00 a.m., on Friday, December 15, 2017, troopers from the Golden Ring Barrack received a 9-1-1 call from the victim reporting an alleged road rage incident as he was traveling on the ramp from Security Boulevard to the outer loop of I-695. The victim told police a man, driving a black Ford Expedition with Maryland tags on I-695 in Baltimore County, merged in front of him and nearly caused a crash. Before speeding off, the driver of the Expedition allegedly pointed a black semi-automatic gun at the victim.
Troopers from the Golden Ring Barrack responded to the victim’s location to gather information in an effort to locate the suspect. A lookout was immediately placed in the surrounding area for the suspect vehicle.
Further investigation led police to Jones. Shortly after 3:00 p.m. today, Jones was served an arrest warrant at the Golden Ring Barrack.
Police do not believe any shots were fired. No one was injured in the incident.
Anyone with information relevant to this investigation is asked to contact Trooper Walsh at the Golden Ring Barrack at 410-780-2700. Callers may remain confidential.
The investigation continues..