A Dennis man faces numerous weapons and assault charges following a road rage incident on Tuesday in Hyannis.
Barnstable Police report receiving several 9-1-1 calls around 8:30 on December 19 regarding gunshots being fired on Frost Lane.
Upon investigation, officers learned that following a road rage incident in Yarmouth, a white Honda with four occupants followed another vehicle back to Frost Lane. When the residents of the Frost Lane home ran inside their house they heard gunshots outside. After gathering evidence and interviewing multiple eyewitnesses, Barnstable officers, along with officers from the Yarmouth PD, determined that Nicholas Beale, 21, of Dennis was the suspect who had fired the gun on Frost Lane.
A search warrant was acquired and executed on Wednesday at his residence at 288 Route 28 in Dennisport. Beale was arrested and Detectives located the firearm used in the road rage incident. He is charged with 3 counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Discharging a Firearm within 500 feet of a Dwelling.
Beale is currently on probation in Plymouth District Court and was detained on an additional warrant for OUI Drugs and Liquor. He will be arraigned in Barnstable District Court.