NYPD arresting & # 39; brake trailer & # 39; who killed millions of travelers for millions of misery by generating 750 delays in three months
- The police arrested Isaiah Thompson, 23, late at night in his house in Brooklyn
- He is suspected of pulling a metro brake during the rush hour on Tuesday
- It was not immediately clear whether he is the same man behind a series of incidents that resulted in long delays for rush hours.
- Authorities have been looking for a serial crime or suspects who have been putting emergency brakes on the rush hour since March – causing 747 delays
New York police have arrested a man on suspicion of braking a subway rush hour on Thursday – and hopes they have finally arrested a serial crime driver who caused 750 delays in three months.
Isaiah Thompson, 23, was arrested late at night in his Brooklyn home for allegedly pulling the brakes off a train north near 14th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday.
He was accused of reckless behavior and the intrusion of criminals, police said, and is being held in custody awaiting accusation.
Thompson was also accused of an incident on May 16 incident in which he exposed himself on the subway, the New York Post reported.
Police released a video surveillance plan on Thursday showing a man on the back of a Manhattan train just before he applied the brakes, which they now say are Isaiah Thompson  from Brooklyn
Police had released a surveillance video on Thursday showing a man in the back of a Manhattan train just before he hit the brakes, what they have now said is Thompson.
The image depicted the suspect with a Yankees cap and a Nike t-shirt with & # 39; Swag Do not Come Cheap & # 39; when he boarded the train at West 14th Street subway station on Tuesday at 5.43 p.m. via the rear car.
The man opened the back door and drove several stops on the outside of the train carriage before applying the emergency brake.
The NYPD released the images of him and said he was wanted for reckless danger.
According to the police, the man arrived on Tuesday at 5.43 pm on the train to the West 14th Street station on the train in the north via the rear train carriage
It was not immediately clear whether Thompson is the same man behind a series of incidents that has resulted in long delays for rush hours.
Authorities have been looking for a serious suspect or suspects who have pulled emergency brakes on the metro since March.
According to incident reports obtained by Jalopnik, a total of 747 rush-hour trains have been delayed or canceled due to a similar pattern of disruptions in the last three months.
Every time the suspect activates the emergency brake, this can cause delays for the dozens of trains that are left behind – hence the high number of reported incidents.
The NYPD released the images of him and said he was wanted for reckless danger. He drove several stops on the outside of the train before he applied the emergency brake
In each of the incidents, the emergency brakes are suddenly activated and the conductor finds the tailgate door unlocked and the rear train door open.
The metro brakespree is supposed to have started on March 11 on an uptown 5 train leaving Grand Central.
The conductor saw a man climb on the rails after the emergency brakes were activated.
The same man was spotted a few minutes later on the back of a 4-city train just before the brakes were activated at the 28th Street station.
The suspect delayed or canceled 118 trains in a 36-minute period on Tuesday on the 1, 2 and 3 lines.
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