Woman Charged with Brandishing Weapon During Alleged Road Rage Incident

A 38-year-old woman has been charged with flashing a gun at a motorist last month in Valencia, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

Georgeta Buruiana (dob 3/24/81) faces one felony count of brandishing at a person in a motor vehicle.

Arraignment was scheduled  but was continued to Feb. 4 in Department S of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, San Fernando Branch. Case PA094007 was filed yesterday.

On Dec. 14, Buruiana, an off-duty Los Angeles police officer, allegedly brandished the weapon at a motorist who made a U-turn in front of her while they drove near Rye Canyon Road and The Old Road.

If convicted as charged, the defendant faces a possible maximum sentence of three years in county jail.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Santa Clarita Station. About the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey leads the largest local prosecutorial office in the nation. Her staff of nearly 1,000 attorneys, 300 investigators and 800 support staff members is dedicated to protecting our community through the fair and ethical pursuit of justice and the safeguarding of crime victims' rights.