Driver Threatens Driver With A Gun

Police have arrested a driver who's accused of threatening another driver with a gun following a crash.

Portland Police say the crash happened Monday afternoon at Southeast Division and 8th Avenue.

It involved a Subaru and a GMC Suburban.

The driver of the Subaru told the officer the GMC driver had pointed a gun at him. The GMC driver then rammed into the Subaru and drove away.

The officer followed the GMC driver and initiated a high risk traffic stop, with other officers, on the East end of the Ross Island Bridge.

The GMC driver was arrested without further incident.

During a search of the GMC, officers located a loaded firearm, which they seized.

The suspect was identified as 34-year-old Kelly Pyatt. Pyatt was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Pyatt was charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Criminal Mischief I, Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII), Reckless Endangering (2 counts), Reckless Driving, Menacing, and Failing to Perform the Duties of a Driver.

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