Police: Driveway dispute leads to gun threat in Port Neches

Published 12:34 am Wednesday, October 6, 2021

PORT NECHES — A 42-year-old Port Neches man who police say pointed a gun at a neighbor over a driveway dispute was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Police in Port Neches said Eric Fornols and a neighbor got into an argument about parking in the 900 block of Washington Street on Sept. 26.

The driveways are side-by-side, according to Chief Paul Lemoine, who said the two individuals exchanged words.

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Fornols allegedly pointed pistol at the other person but no shots were fired.

Fornols was arrested and bond set at $25,000. He bonded out the next day, according to information from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.