In the city of Chicago, carjackings are a frequent occurrence. But yesterday, MTO News learned that police are saying a gang member did the unthinkable . . . he carjacked a CITY BUS!!
Maurice Lowry has been charged with hijacking a CTA bus at gunpoint and forcing the driver to take him to an off-route location in West Englewood.
According to police, Maurice boarded a CTA bus Wednesday night with a gun and demanded the driver take him to an off-route location.
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The driver, a 64-year-old woman, complied for a couple of blocks before Lowry allegedly ordered her to pull over, police said.
Maurice then exited and continued walking, according to police. He was eventually arrested and charged with one felony count of unlawful use of a weapon. An Unlawful Use Of Weapons charge is considered a Class A misdemeanor, and carries a maximum punishment of up to one year in jail and a fine up to $2,500.
Less than a year for carjacking a CITY BUS full of passengers??? No wonder Chicago is falling apart as a city . . .