Man accused of pointing handgun at driver on I-80

ROXBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A New York man was charged Friday morning after he allegedly pointed a handgun at driver on Interstate 80 in Roxbury Township, state police said.

David Fonseca, 27, of Rochester was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and aggravated assault.

At 11:13 a.m., troopers from Netcong Station were dispatched to an erratic driver traveling westbound on Interstate 80 in Morris County. The victim called 911 to report that another driver pulled up next to him and pointed a handgun at him. He was able to provide a description of the vehicle, which was a tractor trailer with New York license plates, state police said.

Within minutes, troopers located and stopped the truck in the area of milepost 32.2. Fonseca was found to be in possession of a .32 caliber revolver, which was located in the truck, state police said.

Fonseca was lodged at the Morris County jail pending a detention hearing.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

Photo: David Fonseca/Courtesy New Jersey state Police)