Georgetown man arrested in road rage incident

A Georgetown man was arrested after police say he pulled a shotgun on another driver during a road rage incident.

According to Delaware State Police, the incident occurred just after 7 p.m., Friday when troopers responded to the intersection of Piglet Path and Seashore Highway in Georgetown for reports of a road rage incident involving a weapon.

Police arrived and learned that a 60-year-old male victim was stopped at the intersection when a tan 2005 Chrysler Sebring turned northbound on Piglet Path directly in front of the victim’s vehicle.

Police say the suspect, later identified as 37-year-old Carlton Breasure, stopped his vehicle, got out and started arguing with the victim.

37-year-old Carlton Breasure – Delaware State Police

During the argument, Breasure allegedly threatened the victim and pulled out a shotgun, at which time the victim fled the scene and called 911.

Troopers located Carlton at the intersection and took him into custody without incident.

A 12-gauge shotgun was located inside Breasure’s vehicle.

The victim was not injured.

Breasure was arrested on a slew of charges and later committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $239,600 cash bond.

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