Train-jumping Illinois man arrestedAugust 31, 2014
By BILL POWELL
Herald Staff Writer
HUNTINGBURG — Police arrested an alleged train-jumper this afternoon.
The Huntingburg Police Department was asked at 2:15 p.m. to assist Norfolk Southern Railroad in reference to a man reported to have jumped aboard one of its train railcars.
Upon arrival, officers and Norfolk Southern personnel walked the line and located Travis S. Miller, 30, of Centralia, Ill., resting in a railcar.
Police said Miller told them he fell asleep on a train in Illinois and ended up in Huntingburg. He switched trains, which is when he was spotted by railroad employees.
Miller was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor count of criminal trespassing on railroad property. Authorities booked Miller into the Dubois County Security Center.
Norfolk Southern rail police assisted.
Contact Bill Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More on DuboisCountyHerald.com
The home at 410 Riverside Drive — most of us just call it the big house next to the Patoka...
The Jasper Police Department made a felony drunken driving arrest early today.
Local furniture craftsman Keith Fritz is looking to expand his business, but was denied on his...
A full listing of events at the 2015 Jasper Strassenfest which begins Thursday and runs through...
Strassenfest kicked off Thursday evening in true German fashion, and the Dubois County crowd...
Local interior designer and artist Rosalie Ruell gave wood from St. Joseph Catholic Church’s...
Another sentencing relating to an “Operation Big Brother” arrest took place yesterday in the...
The group with plans to purchase, endow and renovate the historic theater in downtown Jasper is...