On April 26, just before 12:30 p.m., Indiana State Police Radio Region 1 Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call of a road rage incident and shots fired on Interstate 65, southbound near the 180 mile marker. The victim was driving a semi-truck and was uninjured in the incident. Dispatchers advised the victim to stop at a safe location. Dispatchers determined the suspect vehicle was a Black Chevrolet Tahoe.
While troopers were searching for the Tahoe, dispatchers received another 9-1-1 call of a road rage incident. Dispatchers advised the driver, who was later identified to be Kevin Perfetti, 53, from Lowell, IN, to stop at a safe location. Troopers located that vehicle, which matched the description of the Chevrolet Tahoe from the original road rage incident report.
During the investigation, troopers discovered several firearms inside the Tahoe. Further investigation revealed that Perfetti was involved in the initial road rage incident with the semi-truck and fired at least one shot from the Tahoe. Perfetti was safely taken into custody and transported to Tippecanoe County Jail by Trooper McQueary.
Arrested and preliminary charges:
Kevin Perfetti, 53, from Lowell, IN
- Criminal Recklessness with a Firearm – Level 5 Felony
- Intimidation with a Firearm – Level 6 Felony
- Pointing a Firearm – Class A Misdemeanor