Illegal Alien leads police on a chase from inside a loaded Greyhound bus.
That’s right, in the midst of DACA arguments and ‘wall’ debates a man, in the United States illegally, highjacks a Greyhound bus, threatens to shoot the passengers and ultimately leads police on a chase. You can argue the ‘means’ all you want but the fact remains that some security measures need to be put in place to prevent more of the same, like this.
[Reported first by WGN9] A man from Chicago, who was in the country illegally, is facing charges after he reportedly made threats on a Greyhound bus and instigated a police chase on I-94 late Friday night.
Margarito Vargas-Rosas, 33, was arrested and could be charged with Making Terroristic Threats, a felony, and disorderly conduct.
Police responded to a 911 call made by a passenger onboard the Greyhound bus around 9:40 Friday night. The caller stated a man on the bus was threatening to shoot people.
As written by Timothy Meads with Town Call:
Margarito Vargas-Rosas, age 33, was arrested after a passenger called local police around 9:40 PM Friday night from a Greyhound bus in Wisconsin. The passenger reported a man threatening to shoot everybody onboard.
Racine County Sheriffs quickly located the bus on I-94 in Wisconsin but the bus driver, seemingly unaware of the brouhaha behind him, refused to pull over. He thought that the police were going after somebody else. Authorities thought that the bus had been hijacked and called for backup. As a result, about 2 dozen officers pursued the bus for over 17 miles. Eventually, the bus was stopped after authorities put out spike strips – devices used to stop car-chases by deflating the pursued vehicle’s tires once the strip is run over…