Jurupa Valley man arrested in connection with Norco road rage incident

NORCO, Calif., — Authorities this morning announced the arrest of a Jurupa Valley man in connection with a road rage incident that occurred last month on the I-15 Freeway in Norco.

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California Highway Patrol began investigating a reported road rage incident involving a firearm on March 23, after a victim reported the altercation.

During the altercation, the driver of a Chevrolet Volt brandished a firearm at another motorist before fleeing northbound on I-15, north of Second Street, according to CHP Officer Javier Navarro.

“Through investigative means, CHP investigators obtained the license plate of the Chevrolet Volt and identified the driver and suspect in the incident,” Navarro explained.

Once the driver and his vehicle were identified, on Wednesday, April 27, CHP officers located the suspect’s vehicle and conducted a traffic enforcement stop in the area of Camino Real north of Live Oak Drive.

After detaining the driver, 63-year-old David Hugh McKay, officers search his vehicle, at which time they located and seized a firearm they say McKay had used during the earlier reported road rage incident.

Based on their investigation, officers arrested McKay and he was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside on suspicion of brandishing a firearm and possession of a loaded and concealed firearm.

Online jail records indicate he has since been released and is no longer in custody.

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“The California Highway Patrol takes aggressive driving and road rage seriously and will actively investigate these incidents,” Riverside Area CHP Commander Capt. Levi Miller said of the arrest, adding, “The CHP has highly trained personnel assigned to investigate all crimes occurring on our freeways.”



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Trevor Montgomery, 51, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and operates Riverside County News Source (RCNS) and Shasta County News Source (SCNS). Both are stringer organizations, providing breaking news coverage and community interest stories for other mainstream media organizations throughout the two regions they serve.

Additionally, he writes or has written for several other news organizations; including Riverside County based newspapers Valley News, Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; the Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County; and Mountain Echo in Shasta County. He is also a regular contributor to Thin Blue Line TV and Law Enforcement News Network and has had his stories featured on news stations throughout the Southern California and North State regions.

Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg, breaking his back, and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s accident.)

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations; including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center, and Lake Elsinore Station; along with other locations.

Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team, and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.

Trevor has been married for more than 30 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 18 grandchildren.

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