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Gwinnett man accused of forcing deputy off the road
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Authorities arrested a Lawrenceville man April 11, claiming he was “weaving toward (a) patrol car causing the patrol car to go off the road,” according to the warrants.

Sebastian Adrian Gagea, 34, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault against a peace officer and aggressive driving.

Hall County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Mark Mason reported that he responded around 10:50 p.m. April 11 to the QuikTrip on Gainesville Highway at Friendship Road to “suspicious/abnormal behavior.”

According to the warrants, Gagea allegedly was “tailgating, weaving in and out of his lane, flashing high beams (and) attempting to come parallel to a marked patrol car crossing a double-yellow line.”

Mason reported he went off the road and recovered. Hall County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Nicole Bailes said Mason was uninjured in the incident.

Back-up units reportedly intercepted Gagea to pull him over for a traffic stop.

According to the warrant, the incident occurred in the 5000 block of Atlanta Highway in Flowery Branch around 11:48 p.m.

Gagea was also charged with failure to maintain lane, improper passing and window tinting, according to the warrant.

Aggravated assault against a peace officer carries a higher potential sentence, a minimum five-year sentence if convicted.