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Man arrested 29 times for nabbing trains, buses

Posted By rob On August 12, 2013 @ 9:39 am In Amtrak/Commuter News,Bus News,News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

NEW YORK – Darius McCollum can explain the complicated workings of the New York City transit system with the precision of a veteran conductor. He knows every subway stop, every line, every train.

It’s an obsession that has dominated his life. But instead of becoming a transit worker, he’s become a transit impostor. Twenty-nine times, beginning when he was a teenager, he’s been arrested for crimes that include piloting a subway train, stealing a bus and donning uniforms to pose as a conductor and even track worker.

Read the complete story at the Associated Press.

 


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