Man arrested, charged after road rage incident with child in car

(Courtesy: Lebanon Police Department)

LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 27-year-old man was arrested and charged after police say he was involved in a road rage incident while his 2-year-old was in the car.

Edwin Reeves, of Hermitage, was taken into custody Saturday afternoon.

Lebanon police say they received a call shortly before 11:30 a.m. about an armed subject engaged in an act of road rage on Interstate 40, near the Highway 109 Exit.

A police sergeant later spotted Reeve’s car stopped at Uncle Pete’s Gas Station on Sparta Pike.

According to a news release, Reeves agreed to allow his car to be searched. During the search, he reportedly told the officer he had a small amount of marijuana in a backpack in the trunk.

In addition to the ¼ oz. in the backpack, authorities say they also found about 1.9 oz. of marijuana and a loaded Uzi pistol.

Reeves also had a loaded 9mm pistol on his waistband, $4370 in bundled cash and $811 in his pants pocket, according to police.

Reeves was arrested and charged with felony drug charges, felony weapons charges, and reckless endangerment of a minor since his toddler was in the car at the time.

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(Courtesy: Lebanon Police Department)
(Courtesy: Lebanon Police Department)

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