The Bus Thief Who Just Can't Stop

Darius McCollum, 45, of New York, loves transit. He loves it so much, he has a habit of taking New York City subways and buses for a spin, and has been arrested about two dozen times for doing just that.
September 2, 2010, 8am PDT | Tim Halbur
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The arrests started when he was just a teenager, when he took control of an "E" train and drove it to the World Trade Center. On Tuesday, he was caught behind the wheel of a stolen Trailways bus.

"Police officers from the 103rd Precinct stopped the bus as it was heading north on a ramp of the Van Wyck Expressway. Mr. McCollum surrendered without incident, the police said."

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Published on Wednesday, September 1, 2010 in The New York Times
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