7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Information
Secretary-Treasurer
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Police arrest N.J. man who allegedly threatened Amtrak station

(The Associated Press circulated the following article on July 13.)

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -- A New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday after his mother reported to his hometown police that he had made threats against an Amtrak station in Brattleboro.

Vermont State Police and Brattleboro police arrested Christopher R. Greene, 41, of Montclair, N.J. He was being held at the state prison in Springfield awaiting a hearing on whether he should be extradited to New Jersey to face charges.

Phone calls to state and local police were not immediately returned and it was unclear what charges he was wanted for in New Jersey. Montclair police and Essex County prosecutors did not return several phone calls seeking comment Wednesday evening.

Vermont state police said in a news release that they were alerted by Montclair police Tuesday evening. The New Jersey police department said a woman had walked into their offices with what was described as a Mini-14 rifle that she said belonged to her son.

"She also alleged that he had some documentation at their residence which seemed to indicate that he was threatening some sort of tumultuous behavior against an Amtrak station in the Brattleboro area," state police said in a statement.

Montclair police obtained an arrest warrant after searching the residence and alerted their Vermont counterparts.

Greene was spotted at about 2 p.m. driving on U.S. Route 5 in Brattleboro. He was stopped by Brattleboro officers and state troopers, who took him into custody.

Thursday, July 14, 2005

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2021 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

National Negotiations

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

NTSB investigates death of conductor at BNSF facility in Louisiana, Mo.
U.S. DOT lists transportation projects in $3 trillion plan to woo Congress
Shippers embrace STB’s demurrage billing rule
Wall Street sees lower Q1 earnings for Class Is, but Q2 rebound
Accreditation panel solicits public comments on UP Police Department
Editorial: More Amtrak trains would be terrific for Chicago and the entire Midwest
Biden’s Amtrak plan could boost Minneapolis connections to Chicago, Duluth
Cheyenne Chamber CEO “ecstatic” with possibility of Amtrak service in Cheyenne
Comparison of benefits under Railroad Retirement and Social Security
Unemployment and Sickness Benefit flexibilities under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA) during the COVID-19 virus outbreak
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines