PD: Man caught throwing large rocks at moving semi-trucks in Phoenix

Posted at 12:58 PM, Apr 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-25 17:20:25-04

A Valley man is accused of throwing large rocks at moving vehicles.

Phoenix Police reported that on April 18 a man, later identified as 28-year-old Ernie Francisco Cienfuegos, was arrested for throwing large rocks at vehicles as they passed 58th Avenue and McDowell Road. 

Police say Cienfuegos struck three vehicles with the rocks — including two semi-trucks.

Police reportedly located Cienfuegos, still holding a rock in his hand, before running away. They found him again sitting in a car in a nearby neighborhood. 

Cienfuegos, denied any involvement, saying he was asleep at friend's house and just woke up. 

He has been charged with multiple counts of criminal damage.