Management & Operations

MetroCard Pass Leads to NYC Murder Indictment

Posted on May 17, 2001

A New York City Transit Authority employee was indicted for the murder of his ex-girlfriend after his MetroCard pass traced his whereabouts near the murder scene. On March 8, Angelique Williams, 29, was stabbed to death as she exited an express bus heading home from work. Her ex-boyfriend, Christopher Stewart, 36, immediately became the suspect. Stewart told authorities that at the time of the murder he had taken the Staten Island ferry to Manhattan, where he boarded the subway and then a bus heading toward Atlantic City. However, Stewart's MetroCard, which is also his employee ID, showed him heading toward Williams' apartment prior to the murder and then returning home afterwards. According to New York MTA, MetroCard use can be traced by a serial number located on the card. Stewart was arrested on March 23, 2001, in North Carolina and brought back to Staten Island. He was subsequently indicted by a grand jury for second-degree murder and other charges.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

MTA to launch LIRR fare, ticketing field study

Program will offer discounted fares for customers traveling between Brooklyn and seven stations in Queens on a temporary basis. 

NYCT expanding some bus, rail service to accomodate demand

The changes will result in shorter wait times and reduced crowding on the lines at certain times.

Reed named deputy CEO of The Rapid

She has held positions in the public and private transportation, aviation and hospitality industries for nearly two decades.

National Express Transit to operate Pa. operators' fixed route, paratransit

Furnishes WCTA drivers, mechanics, maintenance, and management services for the authority as part of the contract.

Palm Tran focuses on importance of its bus operators

Since the day-to-day tasks of bus operators are hard work, Palm Tran and county officials honored the drivers through “Bus Operator Appreciation Day” in April.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close