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Nov 18, 2012 5:53 PM by Q2 News

Laurel couple arrested after a firearm is discharged during a traffic incident

BILLINGS- A bizarre traffic incident in Laurel landed a couple in jail on Saturday night.

According to the Laurel Police Department, 30-year-old Kristen Fake was driving in Laurel when she called her husband, 36-year-old Jeremy Fake, about a Chevy Suburban which she said was following her.

Police say Jeremy Fake then began driving around in his vehicle in search of the Suburban.

Fake was driving eastbound on Main Street when he spotted the Suburban traveling westbound.

Fake then crossed the center line in an effort to cut off the Suburban. The driver of the Suburban avoided the crash and pulled around Fake's vehicle, and continued to travel on Main Street.

Fake then began following the Suburban and rammed it two times as the two vehicles traveled through Laurel.

After Fake rammed the suburban a third time on West Avenue and Railroad Street, the driver of the Suburban and Fake got out of their vehicles and engaged in a struggle.

According to police, at some point during the struggle, Fake produced a firearm and a shot was fired-with no one being struck.

When police arrived, they sorted out the situation and allowed the driver of the Suburban to leave without being charged.

Jeremy Fake was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving without a valid driver's license , criminal endangerment and assault with a weapon.

Kristen Fake was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, operating a vehicle in violation of restrictions of her driver's license, and disorderly conduct.

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