Road Rage Incident Leads to Brutal Attack, Suspect Held on $50K Bond
LACOOCHEE – A road rage incident led to a woman being brutally beaten and the suspect held on a $50,000 bond.
According to the Pasco Sheriff’s Office, just before 3:00 p.m. Sunday, 38-year-old Joseph Williams was traveling northbound on US-301 behind the alleged victim, 23-year-old Natasha Donley. When both vehicles reached the 20000 block of US-301, Donley pulled over to allow Williams to pass, instead, Williams pulled in behind the Donley and exited his vehicle. Donley also exited her vehicle and began screaming at Williams, and that’s when Williams grabbed Donley and threw her to the ground. Williams began punching Donley several times, while Donley tried getting back into her vehicle. Donley managed to get half way into her car, but Williams dragged her out of the vehicle and stated, “I’m gonna kill you b**ch.” At that time, two witnesses tried to intervene but Williams the scene.
Deputies located Williams at his home on Oak Park Road and placed him into custody.
Williams is charged with Burglary/Battery and held on a $50,000 bond at the Land O’ Lakes Detention Center.
The victim was not seriously injured during the attack.
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