Police: Man Facing Felony Charges After Displaying Shotgun During Road Rage Incident

Delaware State Police have charged 37-year-old Carlton Breasure of Georgetown with Aggravated Menacing, and related charges after he displayed a gun at victim during a road rage incident, according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said the incident occurred on October 8, 2021, at approximately 7:10 p.m., when troopers responded to the intersection of Piglet Path and Seashore Highway in Georgetown, in reference to a road rage complaint involving a weapon. The investigation determined a 60-year-old male victim was stopped at the intersection when a tan 2005 Chrysler Sebring turned northbound Piglet Path in front of the victim’s vehicle. The suspect, later identified as Carlton Breasure, then stopped his vehicle, exited, and began arguing with the victim. During the argument, Breasure threatened the victim and displayed a shotgun towards him said Hatchell. The victim fled the scene and contacted police. Upon arrival, Troopers located Carlton at the intersection and took him into custody without incident. Troopers recovered the 12-gauge shotgun utilized in the incident inside of Breasure’s vehicle. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.

Breasure was transported to Troop 4 where he was charged with the following crimes:

Aggravated Menacing (Felony)
Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited (Felony)
Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony)
Terroristic Threatening
Driving While Suspended
Failure to Have Registration Card in Possession
Failure to Have Insurance Card in Possession
Breasure was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $239,600 cash bond.

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