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Road rage: Playa del Carmen driver points gun at fellow motorist for being unable to pass

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — The armed driver of a company vehicle was arrested after police received a report of road rage. Playa del Carmen police intercepted his company vehicle at a highway filter Thursday after another motorist, 43 year old Luis “P” and his 34 year old passenger Maria “I” said the driver pointed a gun at them when he could not pass.

Public Safety and Transit of Solidaridad reported arresting 27-year-old Carlos “N” from Tabasco. Carlos “N” was arrested in full uniform from his company truck at the north Playa del Carmen police filter.

According to an official statement from the Seguridad Pública y Tránsito Solidaridad “elements of the Municipal Police arrested a subject in possession of a firearm after allegedly threatening a person following a traffic incident.

“Carlos “N”, 27 years old from Tabasco, was arrested by the Preventive Police at the police checkpoint located on the Tulum – Playa del Carmen federal highway.

“He had a revolver-type firearm and 18 cartridges. He was pointed out by a person after pointing the gun at him from his vehicle when he could not pass him on the federal highway.

“The detainee, who is an employee of a securities company, was placed at the disposal of the State Attorney General’s Office.”