Nampa man arrested for wielding crowbar during road rage case

June 21, 2013 

A Nampa man was arrested Friday morning on after allegedly threatening occupants of a car with a crowbar in a road rage incident, according to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office. Donald Ray Holmes, 54, is charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

A passenger in the car called 911 and told dispatchers that a man in a white truck was closely following their vehicle and trying to force them to stop.

After the victims turned onto Ten Mile Road, Holmes passed their car and hit his brakes, forcing the vehicle to stop, the caller said. Holmes then began to get out of his truck with a crowbar, threatening the people in the car, according to an ACSO spokesman.

The car was able to take off, driving around Holmes’ truck. He continued to follow it closely until he was pulled over by a deputy at the intersection of Meridian Road and Overland Road.

Holmes was arrested after deputies interviewed him and found the crowbar on the floor of his truck.

He was booked into the Ada County Jail Friday morning.

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