CEDARTOWN — A Rome man who police say pointed a gun at another driver attempting to pass him on Highway 101 was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, according to reports.
Polk County police reported Peter Joseph Gibbons, 45, of Rome, was driving his Dodge Ram pickup headed toward Aragon when another per-son attempted to pass him. Gibbons told police “had gotten angry so he pointed his weapon at the driver.”
“Mr. Gibbons said that he never intended on shooting he was just an-gry,” the report stated.
Police stated Gibbons admitted to having mental issues, and that he had not been able to afford his medication.
While in custody, Gibbons also admitted to having marijuana in the truck, reports stated. Police found it in the floorboard of the truck.
Gibbons was arrested on charges of pointing or aiming gun or pistol at another, aggressive driving, possession of a firearm or knife during the commission or attempt to commit certain felonies and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.