CAUGHT ON CELLPHONE: Retired deputy charged with road rage

MORGANTOWN, WV (BY: JEFF JENKINS, WV METRONEWS — Police have a charged a Harrison County man with battery following a much-watched road rage incident Monday afternoon in Morgantown.

William Sothen, 63, of Salem, was the man on the motorcycle who got off the bike and took the woman who gotten out of the car beside him to the pavement.

Harrison County Sheriff Robert Matheny confirmed Sothen is a retired Harrison County deputy.

“I’ve seen the video, and it’s disturbing to me,” Matheny told the AJR News Network in Clarksburg. “If that is [Bill] Sothen in the video, those actions do not reflect the standards of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department.”

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