'Trucker Spy' convicted after road rage incident

| Thursday, May 16, 2013

A man known as the “Trucker Spy” who shot video of what he considered bad truck drivers and posted it on YouTube or turned it over to trucking companies may be headed to prison for eight years or more.

The Chattanooganreports that 46-year-old Joseph John Volpe has been convicted of attempted murder after a road rage incident that occurred three years ago. Volpe had slowed down to shoot video of a truck when another truck came up from behind and had to slow down abruptly.

Volpe claims the trucker then tried to run him off the road and that that’s why he fired a pistol, hitting the head rest in the trucker’s cab.

The conviction could get Volpe eight to 12 years in prison.

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