Driver tells police about inconsiderate cyclists and gets arrested for assault with a deadly weapon

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When deputies questioned Cox, he said that he was driving to work when he approached a pair of cyclists who he believed were in his lane and not being considerate of drivers. Cox said that he drove close to the right shoulder and yelled at them, and then encountered two more cyclists and attempted to confront them about their cycling manners, according to the report.

Cox told deputies he stopped his car directly in front of the cyclists.

According to the report, deputies said that Cox displayed “road rage” and had complete disregard for the safety of the cyclists. The deputies said that Cox showed no remorse for his actions.

Police said based on the dangers of the Angeles Crest Highway - three motorcyclists have died in the last few weeks - and the potential for Cox’s actions to have caused a traffic hazard, they arrested him. Cox was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and booked at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station.

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