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Clarksville Delivery Driver Pulls Gun On Resident

Posted at 8:23 PM, Aug 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-02 11:33:24-04

A Clarksville resident had a gun pulled on him when he tried to get a delivery driver to slow down while driving through his Clarksville community.

"There's no reason to be speeding through here. There's dirt, you hit the brakes, you go sliding. You see they've tried patching the road," said Deford.

However, on Friday, Deford decided to take matters into his own hands when a delivery driver was speeding through his mobile home community on Dotsonville Road.

"Next thing I know, he comes down here and he was probably doing 40-45 miles an hour," said Deford.

That's about 30 miles per hour over the posted speed limit, that's why Deford decided to take a break from walking his dog, and stand in the middle of the road to stop the speeding driver.

"I said there's posted speed limit of 10 miles an hour through here, slow down. Then he pulled out a gun and said F*** you, gunned it, and took off," said Deford.

That's when Deford called 911.

"Well we don't want to have anyone out there who is brandishing a weapon to citizens," said Sandra Brandon, Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Public Information Officer.

Justin Green, 28, of Clarksville was the pizza delivery driver behind the wheel, but he was arrested after a deputy questioned him at the pizza shop.

Deford said he will continue to enforce the speed limit even if it comes at a cost.

"I'm just watching out for the people's children here and I don't want to see one of them get hurt," said Deford.

Green was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was held on a $20,000 bond.