Trucker Allegedly Pulls Knife on Passenger Who Needed to Use Restroom

State PoliceWASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – Dubois-based State Police say an incident occurred on May 28 around 9:37 a.m. at a rest area along Interstate 80 in Washington Township, Jefferson County.

Police say Ikwal S. Dhami, 60 of Fresno, Ca., and passenger Jimmy Saenz, 57 of Temecula, Ca., were traveling together in a blue Kenworth truck tractor westbound on Interstate 80 when they were stopped by state police at a rest area.

According to police, the truck was given out earlier as a BOLO.

The driver allegedly refused to stop the truck so his passenger could use the restroom, police say.

The passenger made several please with the driver to stop and even pulled the air horn to make him stop, according to police.

The driver allegedly pulled out a pocket knife and told the passenger to not pull the air horn again, and that he had to get to Ohio because he was late for court, police say.

The driver was cited for disorderly conduct, according to police.

No other information was provided.

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