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Police: Man used pickup truck as weapon during dispute at Wake Forest Walmart

Posted November 18, 2016

Bryan Gonzalez

— A man has been charged after Wake Forest police say he slammed his pickup truck into another vehicle Wednesday evening at a Walmart on South Main Street.

According to authorities, 21-year-old Bryan Gonzalez of 1704 South Main Street, slammed his pickup into another truck at about 8:20 p.m., pushing it onto its side and trapping a man and woman inside.

Witnesses told police that Gonzalez ran from the scene after the incident. Officers later found Gonzalez, and he was arrested after several witnesses identified him as the driver.

Gonzalez was charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, careless and reckless driving, no operator’s license and felony hit and run.

The victims of the assault were transported to WakeMed on New Bern Avenue, but their injuries were not life-threatening. The incident was the result of a domestic altercation, police said.


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  • Shane Siliga Nov 19, 2016
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    No license!? He should never have a license due to this incident.

  • Susan Olvera Nov 19, 2016
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    No mention of him being on an immigration detainer, Alfred.

    Brown skin + Hispanic name does not = illegal.

  • Steve Smith Nov 19, 2016
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    Seems like someone's girl was having an affair, For the love of Cupcake nation can we get this man some play-doh?