Police say, on June 16th 2016, members of the Niagara Regional Police responded to a road rage incident that reportedly just occurred on Highway 140. The incident was said to involve one driver threatening another driver while holding a machete style knife.
Police located the suspect vehicle in the East Village area of Port Colborne and initiated a traffic stop. Police subsequently arrested the driver for numerous offences.
58 year old, Uel Lamar WINGATE of St Catharines is charged with the following offences:
- Impaired operation of a motor vehicle
- Drive excess 80 Mg
- Possession of a weapon for dangerous purposes
- Uttering threats
- Possession of a prohibited weapon (x 2)
Wingate is being held in custody and is scheduled for a bail hearing on June 17th 2016 in the City of St Catharines.
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