27 November 2019

  NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
  Major Philip T. Rougeux
  Troop D Commander

  
UPDATED PRESS RELEASE

State Police arrested Sean J. McGuigan, age 52 from Rome, NY for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree (D felony), Menacing 2nd degree (A misdemeanor), and Reckless Driving (unclassified misdemeanor).
 
 Troopers would like to Thank the public for their assistance in identifying the driver. 
 


suspect vehicle


State Police in Marcy is investigating a reported road rage incident that occurred November 26, 2019, on State Route 49 in the city of Rome near the Griffiss Air Force Base exit. The complainant reported that a vehicle attempted to run her off the road for no apparent reason and then began throwing items out the window before stopping on the Griffiss exit ramp and exiting his vehicle to throw what is believed to be an ax at her driver side window before the complainant fled the scene out of fear for her life.
 
Troopers are attempting to identify the vehicle in the photo above.  The driver is described as a white heavyset male with a bushy mustache and dark-colored hair.
 
If anyone has any information or may have seen the incident occur, they are asked to contact State Police at (315) 366-6000.

 
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