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“He’s got a gun, help me”; 33-year-old road-rage driver chases couple through Ormond Beach

The driver smelled of alcohol

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According to the Ormond Beach Police Department, a road-rage driver chased a couple through Ormond Beach before cornering them at a police station and threatening them.

driver chases couple through Ormond Beach

As per the reports, a woman said to deputies in a 911 call shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday that she and her boyfriend were being followed. “Me and my boyfriend … there’s a silver Charger following us. He tried to hit us and we don’t know the guy but he’s high-speed chasing following us,” she said.

Records say the operator directed the woman and her boyfriend to the Ormond Beach Police Department. But the man in the Charger blocked them in once the couple arrived there. “He blocked us in, please help us,” the woman said.

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A 33-year-old Delbert Briggs, Jr., got out and approached the couple. “He’s got a gun, help me,” the woman said.

Police said they were able to intervene. “I cut it back, he cut in front of me again so I hit the curb, that’s what I’m saying,” Briggs said in a body camera explaining his side of the story.

“I chased him. I was chasing him all around town. I was chasing him all the way. He came through here, I cut him off,” Briggs admitted to following the couple. “I said, ‘Man, pull over. I’m gonna beat your (expletive), man. If you don’t pull over, I’m gonna beat your (expletive).’ That’s what I told them, straight up,” Briggs said.

The reports say Briggs smelled of alcohol. Deputies said Briggs is facing charges of false imprisonment and assault.

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Written by Charles Stillwater

Mr. Charles has worked with BBC for several years before joining as chief editor for Orlando Solution. He is a father of two beautiful daughters and currently living in the beautiful city of Orlando. He likes to play basketball in his free time.

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