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Police: Confusion about load leads to driver flashing gun at trucking co.


Oklahoma police say that they arrested a truck driver after he waived a gun during an argument over a load that he was contracted to haul.

The incident began last week at the Swaggin Wagon trucking company facilities in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Police say that the argument began after 35 year old truck driver Eddie Walker was reportedly contracted by Swaggin Wagon to haul a load for Halliburton. Halliburton is said to have called Swaggin Wagon after the trailer didn’t show up on time.

“He was a truck driver, had showed up, there was some sort of disagreement about where the load was going to be delivered to,” the Oklahoma City Police Department’s Gary Knight told KFOR.

An argument ensued and Walker reportedly refused to deliver the load. The company owner fired Walker and asked for his license plate back, according to police.

It was during this argument that Walker is accused of brandishing a firearm. “The ex-employee produced a handgun, actually dropped it on the floor, flashed it at them,” said Knight.

Walker left the facility and was later arrested on complaint of assault and battery with a deadly weapon.

No injuries were reported.


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