were filed against three persons on Saturday, following what the Indiana
State Police is calling a road-rage incident on I-65 in Lake County.
police, troopers responded to multiple 911 calls reporting two vehicles
being driven aggressively between the 236 mile marker--four miles south of
the Lowell exit--and the 230 mile marker.
police that the vehicles were “tailgating each other and changing their
speeds at random.”
subsequently stopped the two motorists, identified as Angel Colon, 51, of
Greenwood, Indiana, driving a 2018 Kia; and Sherman Townsend, 44, of Vadnais
Heights, Minn., driving a 2004 Chevrolet, police said.
investigation revealed that Colon was in possession of a Taurus handgun,
which he allegedly displayed during the incident, police said. Colon was
charged with pointing a handgun at another person.
charged with aggressive driving, police said.
A passenger in
Townsend’s vehicle, Andrew Halvorson, 27, of St. Paul, Minn., was charged
with possession of marijuana, police also said.
“The Indiana State
Police would like to take the time to encourage all motorists who find
themselves involved in a ‘road-rage’ type of scenario to look to disengage
from the other vehicle as quickly as possible,” the ISP said. “This can
safely be done by putting distance between yourself and the other vehicle or
exiting at the nearest exit and waiting a few moments before re-entering the