crime

Right place at the right time: Value of dashcam, take 257 …

Scott LeVan was in the right place at the right time on Wednesday when, he says, parked at a rest area on I-77 in Ohio, his dashcam happened to capture views of criminals involved in a carjacking at the area.

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Trucking rap sheet: One charged, two plead guilty in separate CDL testing schemes

Two former Detroit DOT employees pleaded guilty recently for allegedly accepting more than $4,000 in bribes in a CDL testing scheme, and a Utah man was charged with accepting a bribe for a passing CDL skills test grade.

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Police: Drug-addled trucker made cross-country trip from Seattle to Massachusetts without sleep

The Deerfield (Mass.) Police Department said in a post on its Facebook page the driver admitted to having used crystal meth, LSD and cocaine.

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Trucking rap sheet: Fleet owner sentenced for embezzling union funds, carrier charged for HOS violations

Activity in three trucking-related criminal cases involving defrauding union benefit funds from employees, various regulations violations and false certification of cargo tanks was recently announced by the Department of Transportation.

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Trucking rap sheet: NJ trucking co. owner arrested for $300k in unpaid tolls

A New Jersey trucking company owner was arrested for having more than $300,000 in unpaid tolls and fees, and a New Hampshire man was ordered to pay a fine related to an illegal hazmat transport case.

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Two Detroit DOT officials charged in CDL fraud scheme

Two Department of Transportation employees for the city of Detroit have been hit with felony charges for allegedly taking cash bribes in a CDL fraud scheme, according to the DOT Office of Inspector General.

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Former small fleet owner gets prison time in ‘chameleon carrier’ case

Volodymyr Kurylo, former owner of Pennsylvania-based VN Trucking and AV Trinity, was sentenced to 10 months in prison and 36 months supervised release and was ordered to pay a $3,000 fine.

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Truckers Against Trafficking efforts continue in expansion mode

TAT's anti-trafficking outreach effort to truckers inks a partnership with a hotline across the Southern border in Mexico, likewise bears fruit in partnerships with law enforcement agencies in the Midwest.

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Trucking rap sheet: Carrier owner arrested for $1M in unpaid tolls, Pa. med examiner suspended

A New Jersey trucking company owner was recently arrested for having more than $1 million in unpaid tolls and fees accrued over a 13-month period, and a Pennsylvania woman accused of continuing to perform CDL medical exams after being suspended by the state has been suspended by the FMCSA.

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Combating the theft problem with information

CargoNet offers members a reporting service which ensures theft info is distributed to a network of more than 125,000 officers in more than 9,000 jurisdictions around the country, including the several regional cargo theft task forces that exist.

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