Priest arrested in Turnpike road rage incident after pulling out hand gun

William Adams

A North Carolina priest pulled out a semi-automatic hand gun in the midst of a road rage incident, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

William Rian Adams was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon this past July 5th in Martin County.

Adams listed his occupation as a priest at Calvary Episcopal Church in Fletcher, North Carolina.

According to an FHP incident report, Adams was driving a newer model Corvette and attempted a brake check in front of the victim’s Sliverado.

As the victims attempted to pass the Corvette, FHP says Adams pointed a semi-automatic hand gun at the victim.

He was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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