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Lakeland man charged after threatening others in road rage case

A Lakeland man faces multiple charges in a road rage case after he threatened to fight people in another vehicle and broke their window in Mulberry on Sunday.

Warren “Chalmers” Orr IV, 25, of 211 Greenwoods Drive in Lakeland, was arrested Tuesday and is charged with burglary of conveyance for entering the victim’s car, three counts of simple assault and threat to do violence, three counts of aggravated stalking and criminal mischief.

About 10:20 a.m. Sunday, Orr was a passenger in a vehicle that was leaving the Wal-Mart gas station in Mulberry, the sheriff’s office said, when it was stopped behind another vehicle waiting for traffic to clear. The driver of Orr’s vehicle honked to alert the other car to move, when a passenger in the other car responded by asking, “Really?” and shrugging his shoulders.

Orr immediately left his vehicle and approached the other car in a threatening manner, according to the sheriff’s office, but the other car left before Orr got there.

Orr’s vehicle caught up with the other vehicle after it was stopped at the light at Shepherd Road and Imperial Parkway in Mulberry, the sheriff’s office said. Orr again approached the vehicle, cursing and wanting to fight the vehicle’s occupants.

He tried to open the passenger door but it was locked and then he punched the passenger window twice, according to the sheriff’s office. When one of the victims rolled the window down slightly to tell him she was calling law enforcement, Orr grabbed the top of the window and pulled on it until it shattered.

He then tried to grab and punch the passenger, but the driver pulled away from the scene.

The victims, who have never had contact with Orr, called the sheriff’s office and deputies identified Orr as the suspect.

Orr also was charged with one count battery domestic violence in an unrelated incident that occurred during the same time period. He remains in the Polk County Jail on no bond.

In another case, Orr was arrested March 31 on three counts threatening a public servant, one count of trespassing, one count of disorderly conduct, and one count of resisting arrest. He was released from jail on April 1, 2014, under pre-trial release conditions.

He remains in the Polk County Jail on no bond.

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Lakeland man charged after threatening others in road rage case