Driver pulls imitation firearm on motorcyclist in Uxbridge

Peterborough, ON, Canada / CHEX TV
Driver pulls imitation firearm on motorcyclist in Uxbridge

A 36-year-old male has been arrested after a road rage incident Wednesday night in Uxbridge.

Durham Region Police say around 8 p.m. a motorcyclist and a man driving a car got into a dispute over the right of way while travelling in the area of Reach Street and Lake Ridge Road.

The driver of the car then pointed what appeared to be a firearm at the motorcyclist. An officer saw the altercation and pulled them over.

A replica firearm and oxycodone were discovered in the car.

Lawrence Keenan, 36, of no fixed address has been charged with: weapons dangerous; uttering threats; using imitation firearm in commission of offence; dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and possession of a Schedule I substance (Oxycodone). H

He was released on a promise to appear with conditions.

Anyone with new information is asked to contact Cst. Hansson of North Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2672. Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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