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NYPD investigating suspicious truck near bridge- Abandoned Truck [Update: all clear has been given]
Washington Post-AP ^ | May 5, 2010 | AP Staff

Posted on 05/05/2010 8:20:04 PM PDT by cammie

Edited on 05/05/2010 8:48:23 PM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

I don't see this below, so I thought I'd post. The Triborough Bridge here in NYC has been closed because an abandoned rental truck, smelling of gas, has been found on the bridge. Who knows - may be nothing, but I thought it was worth the post.

The Associated Press
Wednesday, May 5, 2010; 11:36 PM

NEW YORK -- New York City police are investigating a truck abandoned several yards from a toll booth near the Manhattan side of the Triborough Bridge.

Police say witnesses reported seeing a man flee the vehicle Wednesday night.



TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: abandoned; abandonedtruck; bridge; investigating; newyork; newyorkcity; ny; nyc; nypd; rentaltruck; suspicious; triborough; triboroughbridge; truck; uhaul
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To: cammie

Being a U-Haul, it could just be a busted fuel line.


21 posted on 05/05/2010 8:34:48 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The issue of whether cheap labor makes America great should have been settled by the Civil War.)
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To: cammie
"don’t paint us all with the same brush. A lot of good people in this city,"

A "lot" being defined as "300 or so."

22 posted on 05/05/2010 8:35:08 PM PDT by cookcounty ("Today's White House reporters seem one ball short of a ping pong scrimmage.")
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To: JayNorth

U-haul vehicles have plates from anywhere and everywhere just due to the nature of the business. I have rented several times from u-haul and other companies and never had local plates.


23 posted on 05/05/2010 8:35:21 PM PDT by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: VRWCTexan
....a Manhattan bound U-haul truck with Arizona plates coming from the Bronx......full of illegal aliens fleeing from Arizona's new strict immigration law.
24 posted on 05/05/2010 8:35:30 PM PDT by LUV W (DIMs?......start packin'--you're fired!)
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To: Abakumov

You forgot Tea Party ralley attendee !


25 posted on 05/05/2010 8:35:30 PM PDT by VRWCTexan (uestion)
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To: IM2MAD

Did the running driver look Amish?

Does he look like Zero?


26 posted on 05/05/2010 8:35:59 PM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: cammie

Has Bloomberg said it was someone who didn’t like the health care bill?


27 posted on 05/05/2010 8:36:20 PM PDT by Brandonmark (News Coverage)
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To: Moonman62

Breaking news on CNN


28 posted on 05/05/2010 8:36:38 PM PDT by sissyjane (He had a dream. We got a nightmare!)
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To: cammie

Somewhere, Contessa Brewer is on the phone with her left-wing media colleagues, hoping that the culprit(s) involved in this do not have dark skin or belong to the muslim faith.


29 posted on 05/05/2010 8:36:47 PM PDT by LostInBayport (2010 - The Second American Revolution. The first shot was fired 1/19/2010 -- here in Massachusetts!)
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To: VRWCTexan

[. . .a strong odor of gasoline.]

Could be a busted fuel pump.


30 posted on 05/05/2010 8:38:45 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: cammie

Broke down, leaking gas and the driver ran to get some gas? lol


31 posted on 05/05/2010 8:38:51 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com << Get your science fiction and fiction test marketed)
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To: cmsgop
Don't forget the Palin 2012 bumper sticker.
32 posted on 05/05/2010 8:39:25 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: cammie

There are always exceptions to the rules.

Native central-MDer living in the middle of LiberalLand, USA. I know what it’s like to be that exception. ;-)


33 posted on 05/05/2010 8:40:01 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: cammie

Get ready for more and more of this stuff.

It wouldn’t surprise me if a lot of these threats are “dry runs” staged by terrorists in order to get a handle on police and Homeland response. It’s ironic that the terrorists could thoroughly disrupt American society without ever detonating a bomb.


34 posted on 05/05/2010 8:40:27 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Doe Eyes
Still no statement from Obama.

That's because he's busy practicing a new stand-up comedy routine for the next big fundraiser.
35 posted on 05/05/2010 8:40:30 PM PDT by mstar
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To: Army Air Corps

Definitely illegal or islamo, otherwise they’d be on their cell calling their (legal) company for help.


36 posted on 05/05/2010 8:40:42 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: cammie

Salt smuggler broke down hauling a load to NYC restaurants?


37 posted on 05/05/2010 8:41:30 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Don't think of work as 5 days on, 2 days off. Instead think 4 nights on, 3 off.)
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To: Abakumov

Probably a Christian veteran heterosexual pro-life FREAK.
* * * * * *

O the times they are a’changing.


38 posted on 05/05/2010 8:42:59 PM PDT by Canedawg (I'm not digging this tyranny thing.)
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To: txhurl

“Legal company”?

It’s a U-Haul, not a Werner truck.


39 posted on 05/05/2010 8:43:05 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: cammie
Not to fear. Chief Moose is on the case, and already has an artist's rendering of the truck...


40 posted on 05/05/2010 8:44:25 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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