Suspect in Road Rage Incident on Old Stage Road Arrested
On June 12, 2017, at about 1:15 PM, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a road rage and assault incident that occurred at the 2100 block of Old Stage Road on June 11, 2017.
The victim reported he was driving slowly down Old Stage Road when he started to be tailgated by a Chevrolet Suburban driven by the suspect. The suspect attempted to pass the victim on a narrow and curvy part of Old Stage Road and was almost run off the road. The suspect then yelled profanities at the victim. The victim continued to drive and eventually pulled over in an area that had other vehicles around.
The victim's girlfriend used her cell phone to record the interaction when the suspect was observed getting out of his vehicle. He then walked up to the victim's window and started yelling. The suspect then reached into the victim's vehicle and struck him multiple times during the encounter.
The suspect has been identified as Chad Huntsinger, DOB 10/29/88. He has been booked into the Criminal Justice Center on the charges of 1st Degree Criminal Trespass, Assault in the Third Degree, Harassment (2 Counts) and Menacing.
A mug shot of Huntsinger is attached to this Media Release. We would like to thank the Colorado Springs Police Department for their assistance.