Knife pulled during road rage incident ends with felony arrest


FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE — A Franklin man is out on bond after a road rage incident with a knife lands him in jail for Aggravated Assault.

At 4:40 pm on 04/13/2017, an officer came upon an in-progress disturbance in front of a church on Oak Meadow Drive. Officers arrested 56-year-old John Hunsinger after determining that he used a knife to assault another driver whose rear windshield sprayer sprayed his vehicle.

The incident began near Centennial High school, where Hunsinger became upset and held up the open blade of a knife, threatening occupants of the other vehicle. Hunsinger followed the other vehicle all the way to Oak Meadow Drive where he blocked in the victim’s car, and approached. That is when the officer pulled up and intervened.


Charged with the felony of Aggravated Assault, Hunsinger is free on a $7,500 bond. He is due in court 04/27/2017 at 1:00 pm.