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November 5, 2013

N.Y. MTA officials arrest 2 in ticket vending scam

Seized evidence includes thousands of debit and credit card numbers of Nassau, Queens and Westchester residents, many of which come from compromised TVMs.


October 25, 2013

Second Riverside Transit driver arrested for worker's comp fraud

The County District Attorney’s Office filed a criminal complaint against Donald Evans in September, and a Superior Court judge issued an arrest warrant earlier this month, charging him with one felony count of false claims following a traffic accident while on the job.


October 10, 2013

Toronto Transit cops may regain power to make arrests

The transit officers were stripped of the special constable designation, which includes the power to make arrests, in 2010 following allegations they were exceeding their authority.


May 16, 2013

L.A. Metro driver assault suspect arrested

Anthony Gamez was taken into custody on an Orange Line bus after the on-duty bus operator recognized him from photographs displayed on a “wanted” poster distributed earlier in the day.


October 24, 2011

NJ Transit driver stabbed by passenger

The alleged assailant was arrested at the stop by the responding officers and taken to the Major Crimes unit to be charged.


August 25, 2011

Police arrest L.A. Metro stabbing suspect

The incident was the first-ever murder on the Red Line in the 17 years that it has been open.


February 7, 2011

Man hijacks Greyhound bus

The suspect, who also may have had some sort of detonating device in his bag, allowed 33 of the 35 passengers to exit the bus before demanding the bus operator to continue driving another four miles south on I-85, before the police eventually stunned the man with a Taser when the bus stopped at a gas station on U.S. 1.


October 27, 2010

Va. man arrested for part in D.C. rail terrorist plot

On Tuesday, a federal grand jury in Alexandria, Va., returned a three-count indictment against Farooque Ahmed, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Pakistan, charging him with attempting to provide material support to a designated terrorist organization, collecting information to assist in planning a terrorist attack on a transit facility, and attempting to provide material support to help carry out multiple bombings to cause mass casualties at D.C.-area Metrorail stations.


July 12, 2010

Impostor takes D.C. Metro customers for a ride

He was eventually arrested and charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle and fleeing an accident.


August 20, 2009

D.C. Metro arrest man for making bomb threats

Suspect charged with five counts of willfully making a threat/maliciously conveying false information using fire and explosives, and could receive up to 10 years in prison. The charges cover bomb threat calls from five stations in Washington, D.C., between January and July.


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