Priest Arrested for Allegedly Pulling Out Gun During Road Rage Incident
A North Carolina priest has been arrested after allegedly pulling a gun during a road rage incident.
William Rian Adams, a priest at Calvary Episcopal Church in Fletcher, was driving a red Chevrolet Corvette when he "attempted to brake-check" another truck that was closely following him, police said.
"As the victim attempted to pass the Corvette, the driver [Adams] pointed a semi-automatic handgun at them," the police report said.
Adams told police that one of the occupants of the pickup truck, a 24-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman, rolled down a window, started screaming and threw a drink at his vehicle, according to the Palm Beach Post.
Adams also reportedly told police the weapon was not loaded.
Adams was arrested and the gun that was allegedly taken out, a Glock 22, was also taken into evidence.
Adams is charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
No one was injured during the incident.