Before You Confront That Driver Who Cut You Off ...
You may want to consider the case of a man who got into it with Nebraska resident Tango Crenshaw. After the 2 vehicles nearly collided, per the Lincoln Journal Star: The driver of the car yelled at Crenshaw, and Crenshaw argued with him. After the other driver parked in front of Crenshaw’s motor home and confronted him...
Five months after he threw an ax at a car that had nearly collided with his motor home, Tango Crenshaw was sentenced to 37 days in jail for two charges stemming from the incident.
Crenshaw, 51, 718 W. P St., had pleaded no contest to two misdemeanor counts: third-degree assault and criminal mischief. He had originally been charged with second-degree assault and use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony.
Lancaster County Judge James Foster sentenced Crenshaw to 30 days in jail for the assault charge and seven days in jail for the weapon charge. The sentences are concurrent, and the first is scheduled to begin Dec. 1.
Crenshaw on June 13 turned at Northwest 48th Street and West Adams when he nearly hit a car. The driver of the car yelled at Crenshaw, and Crenshaw argued with him. After the other driver parked in front of Crenshaw’s motor home and confronted him, Crenshaw brought out the ax.
The other driver ran to his car and attempted to make a U-turn and drive away. Crenshaw threw the ax, which hit the door and sailed through an open window. The blunt end hit the driver in the ribs, according to police.