Plow drivers face people with snow rage
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Some people in Spokane County are so upset by this week’s heavy snow fall, they may be afflicted with snow rage.
A county officials says two snow plow drivers were threatened by people upset that the plowing produces berms that seal off their driveways.
County spokeswoman Martha Lou Wheatley-Billeter says a man with a holstered handgun yelled at a plow driver and climbed onto the plow on Wednesday. That prompted the driver to call 911.
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies responded but did not charge the man with a crime since he had a permit to carry the gun.
On Thursday morning, another angry Spokane resident told a plow driver not to plow a berm into his driveway. Wheatley-Billeter said that man threatened to get a firearm.
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich warned people not to intimidate plow drivers.
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