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A 28-year-old man was arrested Thursday for allegedly assaulting another motorist with a deadly weapon in a road rage incident.

Alberto Pedraza Cortez of Salton City was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and brandishing a firearm, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

The Coachella Community Action Team and the Southern Coachella Valley Community Service District Team searched a residence in the 15-40 block of Red Sea Avenue, where they allegedly found three firearms and ammunition.

According to the sheriff’s department, the search warrant stemmed from the assault with a deadly weapon incident during a fit of road rage at Avenue 50 and the 86 Expressway in Coachella on May 16.

Cortez was booked into the John J. Benoit Detention Center in Indio.

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