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Charges: Drunken Burnsville (Mn) rider's threat halts Amtrak
Minneapolis StarTribune (aka The Red Star) ^ | 2/16/11 | Paul Walsh - Staff Reporter

Posted on 02/16/2011 7:07:21 PM PST by MplsSteve

An intoxicated Burnsville man was pulled by law enforcement from an Amtrak train in western Montana and then said with a laugh that a bag he left behind held something dangerous, according to charges.

The alleged threat by Hussein Abdi Hassan, 24, prompted evacuation of the 140 or so passengers Monday night from the westbound train amid snow that was blowing and drifting from winds topping out at 90 miles per hour, according to charges filed Tuesday in Glacier County.

No bomb was found, but abandoning the train in a treacherous swath of territory was difficult for older passengers and couples with infants, according to the charges. Three people were hurt while getting off the train and then taken to hospitals, the criminal complaint said. The train resumed its trip about 11 hours later.

Hassan remains in jail Wednesday in lieu of $100,000 bail. He was charged with felony criminal endangerment and misdemeanor disorderly conduct and pleaded not guilty.

(Excerpt) Read more at startribune.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: amtrak; drunk; drunkenidiot; jerk
As much I have a heightened level of distrust towards Moslems, I'm reading this article and thinking "This guy doesn't sound like a terrorist. He sounds like a drunken a$$hole".

From all of the disruption and hassle he caused (not to mention lost revenue by Amtrak and BNSF), I hope he gets the book thrown at him.

Comments or opinions - anyone?

1 posted on 02/16/2011 7:07:32 PM PST by MplsSteve
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2 posted on 02/16/2011 7:09:01 PM PST by MplsSteve
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To: MplsSteve
The alleged threat by Hussein Abdi Hassan...

I though the Amish didn't ride trains.

Oh, wait...

3 posted on 02/16/2011 7:11:09 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (up)
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To: MplsSteve

This dink is not a Minnesotan. He is a friggin hajji that has followed the gravy train to Minnesota.


4 posted on 02/16/2011 7:14:41 PM PST by Spruce
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To: MplsSteve

How about both? He’s a Moose who knows what gets the goat of the Occidentals.


5 posted on 02/16/2011 7:15:44 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: MplsSteve

If he is muslim, he should not be drinking! Flog him with 200 lashes!;)


6 posted on 02/16/2011 7:16:51 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: MplsSteve

Montana is “Big Sky Country’’, is it not? Couldn’t they have just stopped the train somewhere an tossed him off? Say, off a bridge or something? I mean, who is going to miss one Muslim?


7 posted on 02/16/2011 7:18:20 PM PST by jmacusa (Two wrongs don't make a right. But they can make it interesting.)
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To: MplsSteve

He should be made to pay for time lost and for the tickets
the others had to buy when they missed connections. And
charged with hijacking a train with all that entails.

Of course, he won’t.


8 posted on 02/16/2011 7:24:06 PM PST by LUV W (No Compromise!)
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To: MplsSteve

They’d better sue him quick, before he sues them.


9 posted on 02/16/2011 7:31:06 PM PST by A_perfect_lady (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: A_perfect_lady

Isn’t he one of nobama’s Czars?????


10 posted on 02/16/2011 7:38:54 PM PST by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: jmacusa

I’ve never missed one....


11 posted on 02/16/2011 7:40:42 PM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Squantos

>’’I’ve never missed one’’< Right? Me either.


12 posted on 02/16/2011 7:43:24 PM PST by jmacusa (Two wrongs don't make a right. But they can make it interesting.)
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To: MplsSteve
He was charged with felony criminal endangerment

Should be at least 140 counts--one per passenger--plus the crew!!

13 posted on 02/16/2011 7:59:58 PM PST by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini)
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To: MplsSteve

Tree; Rope; Noose; AAAugh!


14 posted on 02/16/2011 8:01:17 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips Sink Ships)
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To: MplsSteve

Yet another POS named Hussein.The list of these turds is getting pretty long.


15 posted on 02/16/2011 8:04:57 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: MplsSteve
Drunks can make terroristic threats. Terrorists can get drunk. The common denominator is terrorism.

16 posted on 02/16/2011 8:08:16 PM PST by I see my hands (You can know the young posters by the desperate optimism in their posts.)
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To: Spruce

I wonder if this is another Twin Cities Somali who frquently seem to be Muslims, drunks, and a-holes simultaneously.


17 posted on 02/16/2011 10:06:08 PM PST by robowombat
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To: MplsSteve

prompted evacuation of the 140 or so passengers


wait.. they found 140 people to ride the train???


18 posted on 02/16/2011 10:43:17 PM PST by cableguymn
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To: MplsSteve
the trip was further delayed for a few hours because Amtrak had to bring in a new crew after the initial crew surpassed its work-hour limit

It's good to be UNION LABOR!

19 posted on 02/17/2011 10:02:51 AM PST by Aevery_Freeman (Fear God and Government - especially when one tries to become the other!)
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