Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man who pointed a gun at a person during a road rage incident over the weekend.
The reported incident happened on Saturday, Oct. 16, near Mission Dr. and Alisal Rd. in Solvang. Deputies responded to the call at about 7:13 p.m.
Officials say the suspect, who was driving a silver Toyota Tacoma, repeatedly pointed a firearm at the victim during the incident before he drove away.
Deputies found a vehicle that matched the description near Hwy 246 and Purisima Rd. and performed a high-risk traffic stop.
During the stop, they arrested Sean Tyler Dukes, 27, a Lompoc resident.
Deputies found a loaded 9-millimeter pistol whose serial number had been removed. Officials say the pistol was loaded with a large-capacity magazine.
Dukes was booked at the Main Jail on the following charges:
- Carrying a loaded firearm in public (misdemeanor)
- Possession of an un-serialized firearm (misdemeanor)
- Possession of a large-capacity magazine (misdemeanor)
- Criminal threats (felony)
- Assault with a firearm (felony)
Dukes has been released on $50,000 bail.