Mississippi man charged after reportedly ramming his car multiple times to force vehicle off road

Published 6:40 am Friday, January 29, 2021

A Mississippi man reportedly rammed his vehicle several times to force another car filled with a driver and two passengers off the road Wednesday.

The road rage incident Wednesday led to the arrest of a Vicksburg man, who now faces felony domestic violence and aggravated assault charges.

Just after 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers took a report at the police station from a victim who reported her ex-boyfriend rammed her car several times in an attempt to force her off the road while she and two friends were traveling along Porters Chapel Road and Indiana Avenue.

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Early Thursday, Keithon Cooper, 39, of Vicksburg, was arrested at the Vicksburg Police Department, charged with one count of aggravated assault/domestic violence and two counts of aggravated assault.

During his initial court appearance in Vicksburg Municipal Court Thursday, Judge Angela Carpenter set Cooper’s bond at $160,000 and bound his case over to the grand jury.