WADSWORTH, Ill. — Reports of a man armed with a gun and melancholy to kill associate passengers on aof the car that started in Wisconsin and finished in northern Illinois. A 33-year-old man formerly deported from the United States faces transgression charges, CBS Chicago reports.
None of the 40 people aboard the train firm for Chicago from Milwaukee on Friday night was harmed and the think was taken into control after authorities, using spike strips to squash the tires of the bus, forced the car to stop on Interstate 94 nearby the Illinois village of Wadsworth. Authorities pronounced they began chasing the train after getting a call from someone who was on board.
Margarito Vargas-Rosas, who many recently resided in Chicago, is the think who told passengers he had a gun and would kill people, Racine County, Wisconsin Sheriff Christopher Schmaling told reporters Saturday. Vargas-Rosas is being held at the Lake County (Ill.) jail.
Police chased the train overnight after passengers called 911. The train came to a stop after its tires were deflated in Lake County, Illinois at I-94 and Route 173.
Vargas-Rosas was taken into custody. He works at a grill in Milwaukee and was returning to Chicago, Schmaling said, when he apparently got into an evidence with other passengers. The think is an illegal immigrant who had been deported to Mexico in 2012, the policeman said.
The Sheriff’s Office is recommending Vargas-Rosas be charged with making terroristic threats, a felony, and unfinished conduct.
The think was observant “he was gonna kill us, that he was going to put a bullet in the head,” newcomer Patrick Todd told CBS 2 in Chicago after the scarcely 40 passengers arrived at Union Station on another vehicle.
Police gave follow over the limit into Illinois since the train motorist did not stop, suggesting it may have been a hijacking. Schmaling pronounced the motorist didn’t know there was any intensity danger.
Police put out spike strips to make the Greyhound train stop. No firearm was recovered.
“Before we know it, there’s like 20 police cars in front of us and on the side of the road,” newcomer Chris Walker says.
The think also done threats of assault against the impediment officers as good as the investigators at the police station, Schmaling said.
One passenger, Patrick Dodd, told the Chicago Tribune that the occurrence began when the man who pronounced he had a gun started to bluster passengers roving in the back of the bus. Dodd pronounced the man pulled something out of his pants that Dodd believed may have been a weapon.
Terrance Williams of New Jersey was in the center of the train and primarily suspicion police were escorting the bus, not realizing what was happening in the back. But he too was confused about since it took so prolonged for the motorist to stop.
“The law is you see emergency lights you lift over,” Williams said. “(The police) were in front of us, they were in back of us.”
Sheriff Schmaling pronounced the train motorist told authorities that he didn’t stop the train since he suspicion the patrol cars were following another vehicle.