trainfan22 2,195 Posted June 14, 2008 Share #1 Posted June 14, 2008 NEW YORK -- Darius McCollum, a known transit impersonator who has stolen trains, busses and other transit vehicles, was arrested again on Saturday. McCollum, 43, of Queens had 23 prior arrests on charges ranging from grand larceny to criminal impersonation. Members of the New York Police Department's Transit Queens Task Force, who were on patrol covering train lines that connect Manhattan and Queens, saw McCollum enter a secured area wearing clothing and attire similar to a transit workers' uniform. Officers arrested McCollum after he entered the secured area. In his possession, they found written material containing knowledge of the transit system. The incident happened at about 2:12 a.m. Saturday at the 59th Street and Columbus Circle subway station. He was charged with criminal impersonation, criminal trespassing and criminal possession of burglar tools, police said. Authorities said McCollum has stolen busses and other transit vehicles throughout his "career." They also said he got into the tower room and played with switches for the trains And heres the link http://www.wnbc.com/news/16608231/detail.html?dl=headlineclick ------------------------------- What is wrong with this guy? he keeps pretening to be a transit worker and always get cought. Maybe the MTA should just give him a job. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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