A man accused of holding a gun to a woman's head after hitting her car in Sumner was in jail Tuesday.
The 22-year-old Sumner man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of felony harassment, hit-and-run, and driving with a suspended license. He is being held in lieu of $75,000 bail.
According to charging papers:
The woman was driving on Meade McCumber Road East in Sumner on Saturday when the man pulled up behind her, tried to pass her car and hit it while merging back into her lane.
They both pulled over and and he got out of his car. He put a gun to the woman's head, swearing and saying he should kill her, and that he was a drug dealer, she told police.
The man left, and when police later found him, he said someone else, named Cholo, had been driving the car and had the gun. The man said there was no way he could have been driving himself, because his license was suspended.
Officers suspected otherwise when they found the car keys on him, and the man's mother told them there's only one set, and that he usually takes the car to work.
The man said Cholo had been living at the apartment and took off when police arrived, but his mother said Cholo had been at the house only once.
The woman whose car was hit told investigators she was almost positive the man was the one who harassed her, and they arrested him.
Police didn't find a gun