Police discover stolen goods while probing road rage incident in Bradford

Beeton man charged with theft and assault

Police responded to reports of road rage in Bradford, but ended up recovering some stolen goods.

Around 12:30 Thursday afternoon, South Simcoe Police officers were called to the Home Depot parking lot on Holland St. in Bradford, and arrived to be told a near collision in the parking lot sparked a road rage incident between two drivers. A verbal dispute between the driver of a hatchback and pickup escalated to the point where the pickup was damaged, and a machete brandished.

Police say the trailer and some construction materials being towed by the pickup were reported stolen. A 49-year-old Beeton man is facing charges including assault with a weapon and theft.

A 19-year-old Bradford man was charged with mischief.