Road Rage Incident Leads To Arrest

A Lincoln man has been arrested in connection to a road rage incident early Thursday morning. Lincoln Police officer Katie Flood says 24–year–old James Schwartztrauber was driving erratically when a person in another vehicle showed him an obscene hand gesture.

Flood says Schwartztrauber followed the vehicle and hit one of the victims with a police officer style baton. They say he also pointed a handgun at 2 of the victims and said he was going to shoot them.

A description of the car, later led police to the suspect and his vehicle near 9th and Adams. A baton and a pellet gun was found in his car. Schwartztrauber was arrested on several charges including 2nd degree assault and 2 counts of terrorist treats.