A Pennsylvania is man is facing multiple charges after allegedly screaming racial slurs at a woman and threatening to “shoot her brains out” after a road rage incident that took place on July 8 along state Route 999.
According to Manor Township police, Roger G. Chenault of Washington Boro is charged with ethnic intimidation, terroristic threats, simple assault and reckless driving in the July 8 case, reported the Lancaster Online.
Chenault, 57, is accused of passing an unidentified female motorist at a high speed before pulling in front of her and slamming on his brakes, according to the victim’s account.
He then repeatedly sped up and slammed the breaks in front of her car. When the woman tried to pass him, he blocked her path, a police report noted.
When the two vehicles eventually reached a stop sign at Water Street, where Chenault exited his car and threatened to punch the woman in her face as he yelled racial slurs at her. He also threatened to “shoot her brains out,” police say.
Chenault was only taken into custody over the weekend and is currently being held at Lancaster County Prison on $5,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 8.
(Article By Jeremiah Jones)