ESSEX, Md. (AP) — A Maryland Transit Administration bus driver is jailed on assault charges after he allegedly stabbed a

MTA police say 28-year-old Brian Marshall had an altercation with a passenger early Saturday morning in the Essex area.

The 44-year-old passenger was hospitalized with non-life-threatening stab wounds.

Marshall is being detained on charges including assault and possession of a deadly weapon. He has worked for the MTA since 2006.

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Comments (5)
  1. j says:

    not that I condone it, but I guess he just got fed up with the disrespectful, unruly passengers and noone doing anything about it

  2. mcoll says:

    I just read an article almost completely devoid of information and “j” is able to determine the passenger was responsible. Based on who was charged it looks as though the driver had crossed the line.

    1. Extra! Extra! Read All About It! says:

      “I just read an article almost completely devoid of information ”

      This is one of their better reporting acomplishments.
      Some of their stories are so lacking, they are more irritating than informative.
      Ya’ get what you pay for.

  3. outkasts says:

    Attacks on bus drivers happen on a regular in baltimore.MTA police handles them so the public never hears about it.Very dangerous job transporting the good,bad and the ugly!

  4. more problems says:

    I agree with outkast this type of thing happens all the time I have a family member who drives for mta some people who ride the bus is so rude and disrespectful like one time a bus rider spit on the busdriver and mta police try to cover it up that job is no different then being a police your life is on the line everyday and what’s sad is it haven’t always been that way do you know when the young people ride the bus some of them don’t even offer there seat to the elderly! Are you serious? That’s crazy out of respect they need to!

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