Police: Man with History of Stealing Buses and Trains Took Greyhound Bus from Port Authority Terminal
A man that authorities say is known for stealing buses and trains is allegedly back at it.
Darius McCollum, 49, is accused of stealing a Greyhound bus.
Police say McCollum took the bus from the Port Authority Bus Terminal and then drove it to Brooklyn.
Police say they were able to track down the bus after Greyhound employees reported it missing.
No one was on the bus at the time.
McCollum is now facing several charges, including grand larceny and impersonating a police officer.
He has been arrested more than two dozen times over the years for trespassing, stealing and illegally operating trains and buses and impersonating transit workers.
McCollum first made headlines for illegally steering an E train when he was 15 years old.
His photo is even posted at some MTA facilities, warning workers to keep an eye out for him.
Greyhound issued a statement, which reads, in part, "We are fully cooperating with local authorities on their investigation and conducting an internal investigation of our own to obtain additional details regarding this incident. Because all of our coaches are equipped with GPS tracking mechanisms, the bus was recovered quickly."
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