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Off-duty state trooper arrested for road rage incident on I-695

Posted at 3:17 PM, Mar 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-19 07:30:30-04

GWYNN OAK, Md. — Baltimore County Police said an off-duty State Trooper was arrested in an alleged road rage incident.

Officers received a call for an assault on I-695 near the Liberty Road exit Sunday evening. Investigators discovered two victims who were traveling on the outer loop of I-695. They began changing lanes when they noticed a Volkswagen Jetta driving beside them.

The driver of the Jetta later pointed a handgun at the victims.

They victims cooperated with the investigation by providing information about the driver in the Jetta.

Detectives later identified the driver of the Jetta as 28-year-old Zachary Tyler Bowen, a Trooper with the Maryland State Police. Bowen has been charged with two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of second-degree assault, and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony/violent crime.