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Breaking News: Serious Crash Occurs On I-684 At I-84
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Woman, 20, Pointed Gun In Road Rage Incident On I-84, Police Say

Francheska Texidor was arrested on nine charges on I-84 on Sunday night.
Francheska Texidor was arrested on nine charges on I-84 on Sunday night. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police
This is the stolen gun seized from Francheska Texidor, who was arrested on nine charges after a road rage incident on I-84.
This is the stolen gun seized from Francheska Texidor, who was arrested on nine charges after a road rage incident on I-84. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police

A 20-year-old woman is facing a host of charges after pointing a stolen gun at another motorist while in in heavy traffic on I-84 on Sunday night, Connecticut state police said.

The incident happened on I-84 east in Middlebury, Conn., a 911 caller told state police.

A trooper stopped the vehicle near Exit 17 and found a stolen handgun inside the vehicle, state police said.

Francheska L. Texidor of Waterbury, Conn., was arrested on the following charges:

  • operating an unregistered motor vehicle,
  • operating a motor vehicle without a license,
  • carrying weapons in a motor vehicle,
  • possession of a large cap magazine,
  • breach of peace,
  • stealing a firearm,
  • criminal use of a firearm or electronic defense weapon,
  • first-degree threatening and
  • first-degree reckless endangerment.

She was released on $2,000 bond and will appear in Waterbury Superior Court on June 29.

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