Tim McCreary was idling at a stoplight on Memorial Day Weekend when

Tim McCreary was idling at a stoplight on Memorial Day Weekend when the light turned green. The car in front of him didn’t budge, so McCreary honked. In return he got the got a raised middle-finger.McCreary pulled around the other driver then slowed down, intending to return the old one-fingered salute. He got rear-ended instead. Shaken, McCreary tried to take a u-turn in order to get away but got rammed again, this time on the driver’s side. When he looked up, the bird-flipper was walking towards him, gun in hand.What McCreary didn’t know at the time was that his road rage adversary was an off-duty Puyallup police officer. Mark Delight had radioed in McCreary as a hit-and-run suspect after the initial impact.When Delight reached McCreary’s car, still dressed in his normal-guy clothes, he pinned the driver down on the ground and stuck his gun in the man’s face. Kind of a weak move to pull on a civilian.Delight first tried to pin the blame on McCreary, saying it was he who had done the ramming. But after being confronted with conflicting eyewitness accounts, Delight copped to his role as the instigator. He stands charged with second-degree assault and reckless driving. Felony weight that could end his law-enforcement career should he be convicted.


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