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Gun incident leads to man's arrest

Published July 01. 2011 05:01PM

David D. Herring of Mountain Top, was arrested by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks on a charge of disorderly conduct after an incident on Interstate 80 in Tobyhanna Township on June 30 at 8:19 p.m.

Police said the accused was cited for displaying a handgun during a road rage incident in a work area of the interstate. Police said a victim, who was frightened after the man displayed the gun, waved to a passing motorist to notify him of the incident, after which time the trooper stopped Herring.

Police said Herring possessed a permit to carry a concealed weapon. It was noted at no time was the gun pointed at the 55-year-old male victim.

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