SARASOTA, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol troopers arrested a Fort Myers man in Sarasota County after learning he may have pointed a weapon toward another drive, they said.
The incident occurred before 6 a.m. Friday. Troopers said the driver who reported the possible road rage said the driver of a Nissan Titan pointed a black firearm at him as the two vehicles were traveling on Interstate 75.
Troopers pulled over the driver of the Nissan and found a black firearm inside the vehicle matching the description provided by the caller.
The driver was identified as 21-year-old Kevin Gutierrez. He was faces several charges including aggravated assault with a firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of ammunition by a felon.
He was taken to Sarasota County Jail. The events leading up to the alleged road rage remain under investigation.