Idaho driver says Ore. police capt. showed weapon
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Portland, Ore., police captain was named in a road-rage complaint made with Idaho State Police and has been temporarily reassigned.
Idaho State Police spokesman Lt. Chris Schenck says Portland police Capt. Todd Wyatt was stopped on Aug. 13 in a personal vehicle in Washington state for the incident in which a driver reported Wyatt brandished a gun near the Idaho-Washington border.
The case has been a referred to the Kootenai County prosecutor.
Wyatt was not arrested and no one was injured. Schenck says Wyatt had passengers in his blue Ford F-150 pickup truck, but Schenck was uncertain of how many.
The Portland Police Bureau says in a release that Wyatt was reassigned from the bureau's traffic division, which he led, to the bureau's drugs and vice division.