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Police: Driver Threw a Hammer at Another Car

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New York State Police have made an arrest after a road rage incident from Friday.

Police arrested Thomas L. Lightbody, 45, of Candor, NY for the Felony Criminal Mischief and other traffic violations.

Lightbody was arrested after troopers responded to a 911 report of a road rage incident on Straits Corners Road in the Town of Candor. Police say that during a the incident with another driver, Lightbody threw a hammer from his vehicle which hit and damaged the other car. Authorities say he also tailgated and drove with his high-beams on.

Lightbody was issued tickets returnable to the Town of Candor court on December 14, 2015.