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Man arrested for brandishing gun during parking lot road rage incident in Millville

Troopers were dispatched to the Banks Wines and Spirits in Millville for a subject threatening other patrons with a firearm.

Millville (DE): 52-year-old Bryan A. Brisbane of Ocean View was arrested by Delaware State Police after he threatened three other Wine and Spirits patrons in the parking lot more than a week ago police say.

Police say it was on Friday July 10, 2020, just after 5:00 Pm, when Troopers were dispatched to the Banks Wines and Spirits in Millville.

According to a news release, police learned that a gold Toyota Tundra, later determined to be operated by Brisbane, had entered in the parking lot as a Ford Explorer with two subjects was exiting the parking lot.  Brisbane proceeded to blow his horn at the occupants in the Ford and a verbal altercation ensued from their vehicles.

As both vehicles were attempting to leave the parking lot, Brisbane displayed a handgun and pointed it at the occupants in the Ford, a 55-year-old male and his 23-year-old son., the release said.

Another subject was in the parking lot at this time attempting to video the incident and Brisbane observed the person and after words were exchanged, Brisbane proceeded to point the handgun at the 23-year-old male victim. Brisbane then left the area in his vehicle prior to police arrival., police said.

The three male victims did not sustain injury as a result of this incident.

PHOTO SUBMITTED| 52-year-old Bryan A. Brisbane

“Through investigative measures, Troopers were able to identify Bryan Brisbane as the suspect.,” said police spokeswoman Melissa Jaffe. “On July, 20, 2020, Troopers made contact with Brisbane at his residence in the unit block of Assawoman Ave and were given consent to search his vehicle.”

During the search, police located multiple rounds of ammunition, but no firearm. However, on July 22, 2020, Brisbane responded to Troop 4 where he relinquished two firearms, a 9mm and a Glock 23.

Brisbane was then arrested and charged with Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Aggravated Menacing (Felony)-3 counts.

Brisbane was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on $11000.00 unsecured bond.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.

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