Amtrak rider charged with threatening other passengers


KINDERHOOK – A Winthrop, Massachusetts
man was arrested Thursday evening in the Kinderhook area after he allegedly
made threats to harm passengers on an Amtrak passenger train on which
he was traveling.

Police arrested William Wood, 32, following a brief struggle and charged
him menacing and making a terrorist threat. He was arraigned and remanded
to the Columbia County Jail.

No Amtrak passengers or employees were injured during the incident.

The train was traveling from Boston to Albany and was delayed for about
45 minutes while the investigation was conducted.

Officers from the Amtrak Police Department assisted State Police with
the investigation.


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