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Road Rage Leads To Weapons Charges

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A Sheep Ranch man is out on bail after being jailed on assault with a deadly weapon charge.

Calaveras County Sheriff´s investigators say 54-year-old Daniel Rau pointed what appeared to be a hunting rifle at Pioneer resident Narcisco Sanchez after Rau claimed the man ran him off the road in the Mokelumne Hill area.

The weapon turned out to be a BB gun shaped like a deer rifle. Rau was taken into custody without incident.