BELTWAY BANDOLEROS: Couple alleged to threaten other motorists with guns; both held in slammer without bail
PIKESVILLE, MD. — Maryland State Police report an incident of road rage on the Washington Beltway, not far from where a motorist was murdered while driving on the Interstate that loops around the nation’s capital.
Police say that on July 9, 2017, at approximately 11:30 am, Troopers from Maryland State Police Golden Ring Barrack responded to the area of Interstate 695 and Interstate 83 in Baltimore County in an attempt to locate a Mitsubishi Lancer with a Pennsylvania registration, which was wanted in connection with a road rage incident. According to a 911 caller, an occupant of the Mitsubishi was alleged to have pointed a handgun at another vehicle during a road rage incident on Interstate 495 and Interstate 95, in Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties.
Troopers intercepted the Mitsubishi and made an investigative traffic stop at Interstate 83 at Warren Road. During the course of the investigation, Troopers recovered a loaded, .45 caliber, semi-automatic pistol, additional magazines, and 30 rounds of ammunition for the firearm. Also recovered were a loaded, .22 caliber semi-automatic pistol and 100 rounds of ammunition for the firearm. Marijuana was also recovered from the vehicle.
Arrested were: Eric Alfredo Arroyo, 26, of2054 Sue Ellen Court, Apopka, Florida, and Courtney Leigh Fisher, 25, of 81 Red Mill Road, Apt. C., Etters Pennsylvania.
A two-year-old child who was in the Mitsubishi was not harmed during the incident and was turned over to the care of the family.
Both suspects were charged with multiple counts of unlawful possession of a firearm in a vehicle and civil possession of marijuana. Both suspects were held without bail.
Additional charges may be forthcoming, pending further investigation and consultation with the Baltimore County States Attorney’s Office. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Maryland State Police Golden Ring Barrack (Baltimore) or College Park Barrack (Prince Georges County).