Topic : arrests

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32 arrested in connection with China's 'straddling bus' project

Management & Operations| July 5, 2017

The futuristic idea to lift commuters above congestion quickly attracted international attention when it was launched last year, but was finally officially scrapped last month. There had been growing speculation that it was no more than an investment scam.

New York MTA Police charge man with hate crimes for graffiti incidents

Security and Safety | March 8, 2017

The suspect was identified as Pasquale Vargas, 65, of Brooklyn. Police believe Vargas is responsible for multiple instances of bias graffiti at Penn Station since February 18.

Security and Safety | January 26, 2017

2 people arrested in seperate attacks on NJ Transit employees

If convicted, a woman, who threw hot coffee on a bus driver, faces up to five years in prison and $15,000 in fines, while a man who shoved a train conductor faces up to 18 months in prison and $10,000 in fines.

Bus| December 30, 2013

MARTA arrests 7 suspects for fare card fraud

Computer hackers had bypassed Breeze card security features to make counterfeit cards. The personal information of legitimate Breeze fare card holders was not compromised.
Bus| October 29, 2012

Expanded Chicago Transit surveillance paying off

Since January 1, CTA video cameras have assisted in the arrest of 134 individuals involved in crimes either on or off the CTA system, most involving robberies or thefts.
Bus| August 10, 2012

MBTA driver charged for hitting meter maid with bus

Meter maid claims she stepped out of her vehicle to place a parking ticket on the bus’ windshield that the driver had refused to accept in hand, when the bus surged forward. The driver, a 10-year veteran of the MBTA, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and operating to endanger.
Bus| March 8, 2012

San Diego transit employs graffiti tracker program, makes arrests

Undercover security operations arrested five juveniles in the past two weeks who are responsible for 277 individual tags, causing more than $25,000 worth of damage to San Diego MTS property. Pictures of their tags were put into the Graffiti Tracker system, which has a database of tags throughout the region.
Bus| January 24, 2012

D.C. Metro transit workers accused of theft seeking plea deal

Two employees accused of stealing thousands of dollars in fares are negotiating a possible plea deal, according to court papers. The agency has hired an accounting firm to review the agency’s revenue center and the processes used to handle the money.
Bus| January 19, 2012

2 D.C. Metro employees arrested for alleged theft

A Metro Transit police officer and a revenue technician were arrested by Metro Transit Police and charged with conspiring to commit theft from programs receiving federal funds.
Rail| August 23, 2011

BART police arrest 40 protestors

Protestors were allegedly trespassing on transit property. Police forced the remaining protestors above ground onto the street. The agency also shut down two stations.

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