Police Provide Update in Greyhound Bus Incident

15 January, 2018, 00:36 | Author: Kim Reid
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Law officers chased down a Greyhound bus and arrested a passenger near the Wisconsin-Illinois border Friday night after reports surfaced of a gunman on board, authorities said.

The bus came to a stop after its tires were deflated in Lake County, Illinois at I-94 and Route 173.

The situation led police to chase the bus, and then stop it with spike strips on the IL side of the state line.

He and other 40 passengers were left shaken by the ordeal and wondering why it took so long for the bus driver to stop after police began their chase. Once it finally stopped, another passenger says police had their weapons drawn on everyone.

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Multiple agencies are at the scene responding to the incident.

"They indicated there was a person on the bus making threatening statements and, in fact, threatening to shoot and kill", the Sheriff said.

"We dodged a bullet, we really did in my view", Schmaling said. "He did make threats that he was going to shoot and kill".

Deputies with the Milwaukee and Kenosha County Sheriff's Offices both attempted to pull the bus over, but the driver didn't stop the vehicle.

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Vargas-Rosas was taken into custody.

Schmaling said the Racine County District Attorney will work through the process of having Vargas-Rosas extradited back to Wisconsin. He is in the country illegally, Schmaling said, noting that he had been deported to Mexico some time ago.

Authorities are still not sure if Vargas-Rosas actually possessed a gun on the bus, but Schmaling said he certainly acted as though he might pull one out and use it.

The threats were apparently made after an altercation with two passengers on the bus, according to Schmaling.

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So far, no weapon has been recovered on the bus. The bus was being searched Saturday. Sheriff Schmaling says Vargas-Rosas continued to make threats to kill law enforcement during his transport to jail.

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