Police with guns drawn arrested a 39-year-old Forest Grove man in the BiMart parking lot in Sisters on Sunday evening, June 23.

According to the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, the arrest came after an alleged road rage incident on Highway 20 near Cloverdale Road.

According to police, on Sunday, June 23, at approximately 5:55 p.m., the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a road rage incident near the intersection of Highway 20 and Cloverdale Road heading toward Sisters.

Deschutes County 911 received a report from one of the involved drivers who explained that a man later identified as Justin Lehr pointed a firearm at him from his vehicle while it was in motion. The victim driver described the suspect vehicle as a White Dodge Pickup and provided a description of the suspect driver who had pointed the gun.

The suspect vehicle followed the victim into Sisters where the victim turned and the suspect did not follow.  Deputies assisted by Black Butte Police and Oregon State Police searched of the Sisters area looking for the suspect vehicle. The vehicle was located in motion near Bi-Mart and deputies assisted by the Oregon State Police conducted a high risk (guns drawn) traffic stop and took Lehr into custody.

A search of his vehicle located a handgun that is alleged to be involve, according to the DCSO report. Lehr’s seven-year-old son was also present in the vehicle during this incident and was returned to his mother following Lehr’s arrest. Lehr was lodged at the Deschutes County Jail on charges including: unlawful use of a weapon; menacing; and endangering the welfare of a minor.