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

Man accused of drunken train-jacking

(The following story by David Krough appeared at kgw.com on January 24.)

EUGENE, Ore. Deputies near Eugene arrested a man suspected of trying to steal a train when he was drunk.

According to Lane County Sheriffs, a Union Pacific engineer said a drunk man snuck aboard the locomotive which was pulling several cars, and started pressing buttons and levers -- and actually had the engine halfway started before he was confronted around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

The engineer said he was harassing the crew and refused to leave.

When deputies arrived they found 22-year-old Caleb Gary nearby. He was arrested and charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle and trespassing.

Thursday, January 25, 2007

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2020 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

National Negotiations

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

U.S. rail headcount rises on monthly basis
Canadian crude by rail exports fall to another 8-year low in July
NTSB: Improperly fastened rail joint caused derailment that killed Texas man
Amtrak, which reduced service to 2 roundtrips in Norfolk and Newport News, has revived routes
RRB names Director of Hearings and Appeals
Q&A: RRB financial reports
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines