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Man arrested for threatening truckers with firearm during truck stop spat


Illinois police arrested a truck driver for allegedly threatening other truck drivers with a gun during an argument last week.

The incident occurred around 9:45 p.m. on February 13 at a Love’s truck stop location in LeRoy, Illinois, according to a news release from the LeRoy Police Department.

Officers were dispatched to the truck stop for a report that a semi truck driver had pointed a handgun at two other semi truck drivers during an argument.

Police were able to arrest 56 year old Iowa-based truck driver Michael A. Hatico without incident.

Officers say that they found a .45 caliber Glock handgun in Hatico’s possession.

Hatico was taken to the McLean County Jail and booked on a charge of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm.

The report did not provide information on what the truckers were arguing about.


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