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‘Highly induced drug psychosis’ to blame for man on SkyTrain tracks and system shutdown

A 57-year-old man will likely be facing charges following a disruption of the SkyTrain system during rush hour Monday afternoon.

Transit Police spokesperson Anne Drennan says the Expo Line was down for almost an hour after a man climbed onto the tracks at Columbia Station in New Westminster, out onto the Pattullo Bridge, onto the tracks below, and then back again. 119 more words

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Man charged with allegedly threatening mother and child on Vancouver bus

A man who allegedly threatened a woman and her baby on a Vancouver bus last month is now facing multiple charges.

The Metro Vancouver Transit Police says 56-year-old Arthur Emile Cherpak of no fixed address has been charged with two counts of uttering threats, and one count each of assault and criminal harassment in the incident. 184 more words

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Transit Police nab suspect wanted in alleged February sex assault

One man is finally in custody after a warrant for his arrest was put out in February.

In the incident, Transit Police say 47-year-old Stephen Silvester was waiting at the 22nd Street SkyTrain platform when he allegedly grabbed and kissed a woman waiting for a train. 95 more words

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Boston Woman Settles With MBTA In Police Brutality Case

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has settled a 2015 civil rights lawsuit by a Boston woman who said two transit officers beat her when she tried to help a woman being shoved by an officer. 120 more words

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Three men arrested for separate alleged sexual offences on Lower Mainland transit

Three men have been arrested following separate alleged sexual offences that happened on the transit system over the last month.

The first victim, a woman who was travelling to pick up her daughter, alleges she was groped by a man sitting beside her on an eastbound bus on East 41st Avenue at Fraser Street on April 29. 396 more words

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MBTA Bus Driver Stabbed In Lynn

LYNN (CBS) — A woman driving an MBTA bus in Lynn was stabbed twice Saturday night.

MBTA Transit Police said passengers on the bus rushed to the driver’s aid–and said that her wounds were not seen as life-threatening. 387 more words

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Pair Arrested After 'Incredibly Dangerous' Run On Orange Line Tracks

BOSTON (CBS) – It was the height of rush hour on the orange line Tuesday afternoon. That’s when Transit Police saw two young men with backpacks and cellphones jump from the Chinatown platform and run into the tunnel toward Tufts Medical Center MBTA stop. 242 more words

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