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Lockport man sentenced over road rage run in

Posted at 11:25 AM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-05 11:26:43-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A road rage incident has landed a Lockport man with two years probation.

63-year-old Jeffrey Calhoun was sentenced in State Supreme Court on Wednesday morning.

It was back on July 16, 2019 when Calhoun's vehicle was rear-ended by another driver on Colvin Avenue near Sanders Road in Buffalo. After the crash, Calhoun approached the female driver then walked back to his pickup truck. The female driver then left her vehicle and walked away from the scene. The defendant followed the victim and attempted to keep her at the scene by holding onto her purse.

According to the Erie County District Attorney's office, several witnesses observed the altercation and tried to intervene. During the incident, Calhoun pulled a licensed pistol and waved it in front of the victim and witnesses. One person captured the incident on cell phone video.

Calhoun was found guilty of of Menacing in the Second Degree, a misdemeanor. He was acquitted of all other charges against him

The D.A. says an order of protection will be issued on behalf of the victim. Calhoun's pistol permit remains suspended at this time.