LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A Los Angeles Police Department officer has been charged after allegedly flashing a firearm at another motorist during a road rage incident.
Georgeta Buruiana, 38, was off-duty Dec. 18 when she allegedly displayed a firearm at a motorist who made a U-turn in front of her while they drove near Rye Canyon Road and The Old Road in Valencia, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said.READ MORE: Some Homeowners Say They're Victims Of Eviction Moratorium Rules As LA County Considers Extension
Buruiana faces one felony count of brandishing at a person in a motor vehicle.READ MORE: Airlines, Aviation Unions Call For Harsher Penalties For Unruly Passengers
The LAPD said Buruiana was assigned to the Valley Traffic Division, but has since been assigned to home duty pending the investigation.MORE NEWS: Hermosa Beach Officials Cracking Down On Unruly Parties, Public Intoxication, Underage Drinking This July 4 Holiday
She is scheduled to be arraigned Feb. 4. If convicted as charged, she faces a possible maximum sentence of three years in county jail.