New Albany police are warning citizens to be alert for ATM fraud and road rage following two recent arrests in the city.

New Albany police are warning citizens to be alert for ATM fraud and road rage following two recent arrests in the city.

The ATM fraud was discovered last month at the U.S. Bank branch at 270 E. Main St. in New Albany. Bank employees noticed a cover on the bank's ATM machine, over the slot where the debit card is entered.

New Albany police were notified and officers found a "skimmer" at the scene. A skimmer reads the card number and contains a small camera that records the PIN as it is entered, said Detective Jeff Wall.

New Albany officer Ken Ham-ilton waited at the scene and arrested Ernino P. Perez, 30, as he was recovering the device from the ATM. Perez was charged with and indicted on six felonies: two counts of identity fraud, two counts of possessing criminal tools and two counts of unauthorized use of property.

Wall said skimmers are somewhat new to the area and residents need to be aware of the devices and report any suspicious-looking items.

The other arrest occurred Jan. 25 when Garrett Gray, 23, of 239 Drakewood Road, was arrested and charged with felonious assault and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle.

Police Chief Mark Chaney said a resident reported being shot at while stopped at the intersection of state Route 605 and Central College Road at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday.

The victim and Gray exchanged words. Gray reportedly showed the other driver a gun and the victim backed up. Gray then leaned out of his car window and shot back at the other vehicle, missing the car, Chaney said.

Gray left the scene and was arrested later in a nearby shopping center. Chaney said he confessed to the crime.

Chaney said he could not confirm what was said during the altercation but he cautioned people to be aware of letting verbal altercations escalate.