Helena man arrested following armed road rage confrontation

A 43-year-old Helena man was arrested late Friday afternoon after a report of a road rage incident.

Officers responded to the area of Custer and Sanders Street at 4:46 p.m. after a caller reported another driver pointing a handgun at him.

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Deputies located the vehicles involved on North Montana Avenue, just outside the city limits.¬† HPD officers responded to investigate, and arrested the man, charging him with first offense driving under the influence, felony assault with a weapon, and open container in a motor vehicle.

A handgun was recovered in the incident, and the man was booked at the detention center.