Martin County: NC priest  arrested for Road Rage

Martin County: NC priest  arrested for Road Rage

William Rian Adams, 35, was arrested in connection for a road rage incident  on Florida’s Turnpike near Palm City  last Wednesday.

Adams is a priest at Calvary Episcopal Church in Fletcher, N.C.   He was driving a red Chevrolet Corvette when he “attempted to brake-check” a Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck. He said  that theSilverado was closely following his Corvette.

The people in the Silverado said that Adams pointed a semi-automatic hand gun at them.

Adams said when he was pulled over that someone in a blue truck rolled down their window, yelled at him, and threw a soda bottle at his vehicle.

Adams  told FHP  he had a gun underneath his passenger seat and a magazine in his glove box. He claims he never pulled his gun.

Adams faces two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

He was taken to the Martin County jail.  Bond was set for  7500.00


July 8, 2017

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