James Ernst cited in case prompted by bike-rage video that went viral

Update by Michael Roberts: Citations have been issued in the bike-rage case prompted by a startling video showing a driver repeatedly honking at and harassing a pair of cyclists on an open Longmont road; see it below.

As Sam Levin details in our original post, which follows this update, the video, shot by Dirk Friel, caused a stir when it was posted on YouTube -- and the clip prompted a Colorado State Patrol investigation. Now, the CSP has reportedly hit Erie-resident James Ernst, 75, with multiple allegations.

KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Sam Levin
Contact: Sam Levin