QUICK LINKS:

Police: Man brandished weapon at another driver on NYS Thruway

Created: 01/20/2014 10:17 AM WHEC.com

A 47-year-old man is facing charges after police say he brandished a gun at another driver on the New York State Thruway.

Troopers tell News10NBC shortly before 8 p.m. Sunday, they received a 911 call for a man brandishing a gun on the Thruway while driving through the Town of Victor. Police say Christopher Tyler of East Andover, Maine pulled up alongside another driver three times and waived a gun.

Troopers say they located Tyler parked at a Erie County rest area. Investigators say he was in possession of two loaded handguns – a .357 revolver and a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol.

Tyler is charged with criminal possession of a weapon and menacing. He is being held in the Ontario County Jail.

Christopher Tyler


Rochester

Few Clouds
52°
65° | 53°
  • Feels like: 52° F
  • Wind: WSW 3mph
  • Humidity: 83%
  • Wed A few clouds
    68° | 45°
  • Thu Partly cloudy
    59° | 49°
  • Fri Sunny
    65° | 38°
  • Sat Mix of sun and clouds
    75° | 50°