Off-duty LAPD officer arrested for allegedly brandishing replica gun in Santa Clarita road-rage incident

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (KABC) -- An off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer was arrested after she allegedly threatened another motorist with a replica handgun during a road-rage incident in the Saugus neighborhood of Santa Clarita, authorities said.

Georgeta Buruiana, 38, was taken into custody on suspicion of felony brandishing of a firearm, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

The incident occurred about 5:30 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Copper Hill Drive and Seco Canyon Road, according to investigators.

Buruiana was released on $20,000 bail and assigned home pending the outcome of an administrative investigation, an LAPD spokesperson said.
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