Lakeysha Beard arreste on train for talking loudly on phone for 16 HOURS!

Daily Mail - 20 May, 2011
By Daily Mail Reporter As if it isn't hard enough to get to sleep on overnight journeys, one group of unlucky passengers shared a carriage with a woman who talked loudly on her mobile phone for 16 hours. In the end she was arrested. ...

Woman kicked off train after 16-hour cell phone chat

CNET - Chris Matyszczyk - 20 May, 2011
It's curious to me that some people still think that cell phones are for talking to someone. No, they're for playing games, checking in, and sending naked picture of yourself. So how odd that one woman seems to have managed to talk ...

Transit Nightmare: Woman Talks on Cell for 16 Hours in Quiet Car, Gets Booted

TIME - Erica Ho - 20 May, 2011
NewsFeed would rather jump off a cliff than hear a stranger yap incessantly for hours. Lakeysha Beard was unceremoniously (or is that ceremoniously?) booted from an Amtrak train after yapping on her phone for 16 hours. Even worse, she chose to do it on ...

Woman arrested for 16 hour phone call

Myjoyonline.com - 20 May, 2011
A US woman has been arrested for speaking loudly on her mobile phone for 16 hours while travelling in a train's quiet carriage. Lakeysha Beard, 39, repeatedly ignored requests to be quiet during the journey between Oakland, California, and Portland, ...

Oregon woman booted off train after allegedly talking 16 hours on cell phone

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog) - ‎May 18, 2011‎
Listening to a stranger's cell phone conversation " while you're stuck on a bus, or trying to work out at the gym " has to rank among life's most annoying things. So when a Tigard, Ore. woman was booted off a train " after allegedly talking on a cell ...

Cops kick cellphone blabbermouth off train

msnbc.com - Helen A.S. Popkin - ‎May 18, 2011‎
In an epic incident of the pot calling the kettle rude, a Tigard, Oregon woman said she felt "disrespected" after police escorted her from an Amtrak train mostly because she refused to get off her cellphone " for 16 hours. ...

You know you'd cheer: Loud talker booted off train

Globe and Mail - Tralee Pearce - ‎May 18, 2011‎
A woman was booted off an Amtrak train for speaking loudly on her cell phone. For 16 hours. Straight. She had boarded the train in Oakland, California and, even after passengers complained, she refused to put down her cell phone, according to Komo News ...

Woman's cell-phone use halts train

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎May 16, 2011‎
A passenger train made an unscheduled stop in Oregon over a woman's cell phone use and verbal confrontations with other passengers. Salem police say in a statement that 39-year-old Lakeysha Beard of Tigard was arrested on disorderly conduct charges ...

Straight Talk Express

National Review Online - Mark Steyn - 20 May, 2011
I don't use Amtrak terribly often, but I've always wondered about those so-called “quiet cars” " ie, no cell phones. Lakeysha Beard sat down in one such “quiet car” in Oakland, Cal, got out her cell and started talking, and talking, ...

Woman Kicked Off Train for 16-Hour Phone Call

Mobiledia - Peter Ferenczi - 20 May, 2011
A woman, who had talked on her cell phone for 16 hours straight, was removed from an Amtrak train, in an event that brought smiles to millions across the nation, and should serve as a warning to chatty ...

Chatterbox arrested

stv.tv - 20 May, 2011
An American woman was arrested for talking on her mobile phone during a 16 hour train journey. Although Lakeysha Beard, 39, was sat in the quiet carriage during the trip between Oakland, California, and Portland, Oregon she continued to chat loudly the ...

Loud cell phone talker arrested on Amtrak train

WGNtv.com - Nick Boyan - 20 May, 2011
A woman found out the hard way that Amtrak has very strict rules when you travel in the "quiet" car. Passengers complained that Lakeysha Beard was talking loudly on her cell phone during the trip from Oakland, California to Portland, Oregon. ...

“Rudest train rider in the country” has Internet abuzz!

The BQB (press release) - 20 May, 2011
The Internet is abuzz over what the fate should be of a woman who caused a ruckus on an Amtrak train over the weekend after refusing to stop talking loudly on her cell-phone while riding in the “quiet car.” Apparently, while sitting in one of the ...

Lakeysha Beard arrested after talking for 16 hours on her mobile phone on an ...

The Daily Telegraph - 20 May, 2011
Arreasted for non-stop talking ... Lakeysha Beard was in a train's quiet carriage. Source: The Daily Telegraph A WOMAN travelling on a train's quiet carriage refused for 16 hours to stop talking on her mobile phone. Lakeysha Beard was speaking loudly ...

Arrest after 16-hour mobile phone call

The West Australian - ‎May 18, 2011‎
There was relief all round when a passenger on train from California to Oregon was arrested for disorderly conduct after a marathan 16-hour mobile phone conversation. When other passengers were trying to get a little sleep, Lakesha Beard, from Oregon, ...

Woman booted from train for using cell phone

Toledo On The Move - Norm Van Ness - ‎May 18, 2011‎
A woman was pulled off of an Amtrak train, by police, over the weekend...for talking on her cell phone. Amtrak introduced "quiet cars" some time ago so that passengers that wanted some peace could simply ride and not be bothered by ...

Police remove cell phone talker from Amtrak quiet car

AMERICAblog (blog) - ‎May 18, 2011‎
by Chris in Paris on 5/18/2011 06:25:00 PM As much as I detest mobile phone talkers on quiet cars, bringing in the police does sound a bit extreme. As much as I love using the trains over here in France, I can't stand the Eurostar because they don't ...

Lakeysha Beard Talks for 16 Hours on an Amtrak Quiet Car, Makes Everyone Very ...

Village Voice (blog) - Jen Doll - ‎May 18, 2011‎
​OK, there's no official record for how long anyone's been obnoxious on a quiet car. But we believe that Lakeysha Beard, who spoke loudly, and nonstop, on her cell as she traveled from Oakland, California to ...

Woman Kicked off the Amtrak for Very Long and Very Loud Phone Call

Death and Taxes - Matt Kiebus - ‎May 18, 2011‎
Before you decide to set a Guinness Record for longest phone call on a passenger train, make sure you're not in the quiet car. I used to frequent Amtrak trains to Baltimore for college. ...

Quiet Down! Woman Kicked Off Train For Being Too Loud On Phone

News One - Charles Dixon - ‎May 18, 2011‎
CALIFORNIA " A woman was escorted off an Amtrak train on Sunday for speaking too loudly on her phone. Lakeysha Beard, 39, was charged with disorderly conduct after she wouldn't stop talking on the 16-hour trip from Oakland, California, to Salem, ...

Train passenger arrested for 16-hour phone conversation in quiet carriage

Metro - ‎May 18, 2011‎
An American woman has been arrested for refusing to stop talking on her phone while travelling on a train's quiet carriage. Lakeysha Beard was speaking loudly on her mobile phone for 16 hours on the journey between Oakland, California, and Portland, ...

Warning: Talking Too Long and Too Loud on Cell Phone Means Trouble

Gather.com - Abby Greenhill - ‎May 18, 2011‎
Your cell phone use is your own business isn't it? Talking too long or talking too loud on your phone shouldn't be a problem, right? Wrong. It does depend on where you are using that phone. And if you overuse your phone, in certain situations, ...

Hero Cops Escort Cellphone Loudmouth Off Train

Gawker - ‎May 18, 2011‎
Seth Abramovitch "People who carry on high-volume conversations on their cellphones in public places are the worst. THE. WORST. Which makes Lakeysha Beard the worst of the worst of the worst. For sixteen solid hours after she boarded an Amtrak train in ...

Woman Kicked Off Train For Talking Too Loudly

Peace FM Online - ‎May 17, 2011‎
An Amtrak train made an unexpected stop Sunday, as a woman was escorted off for speaking loudly on her cell phone. Lakeysha Beard, 39, was charged with disorderly conduct after she wouldn't stop talking on the 16-hour trip from Oakland, California, ...

Loudness on train leads to arrest

My Fox Boston - ‎May 17, 2011‎
SALEM, OR (FOX 25/ MyFoxBoston.com) - Silence may be golden, but loudness could land you in jail. Lakeysha Beard was in a Salem, Oregon courtroom yesterday after her loud and constant cell phone chatter got her booted off a train ride Sunday. ...

Woman feels 'disrespected' after being kicked off train

KATU - Emily Sinovic - ‎May 16, 2011‎
Lakeysha Beard said she didn't understand what all the fuss was about when she was escorted off an Amtrak train. Police said she yelled at passengers who asked her to stop talking so loudly on her cell ...

Woman accused of train tirade in Oregon

UPI.com - ‎May 16, 2011‎
SALEM, Ore., May 16 (UPI) -- An Oregon woman was arrested for allegedly threatening and throwing things at passengers on an Amtrak train headed for Portland, police said. Lakeysha Beard, 39, of Tigard began a verbal altercation with other passengers ...

Woman arrested after incident on Amtrak train

Statesman Journal - ‎May 16, 2011‎
Salem police arrested a Tigard woman Sunday for reportedly threatening and throwing things at passengers while riding on an Amtrak train headed to Portland. The incident started just before 3 pm when Lakeysha Beard, 39, became verbally aggressive ...

Woman arrested on Amtrak in altercation over cell phone

Albany Democrat Herald - ‎May 16, 2011‎
A passenger was taken off the Coast Starlight Sunday following a disturbance over her continual and loud cell phone use, according to Salem police. The northbound Amtrak train was stopped in Salem until the police came and arrested the passenger, ...

Woman Arrested For Disorderly Conduct On Amtrak Train

750 KXL - ‎May 15, 2011‎
Police arrested a 39-year-old Tigard woman for being disruptive to other passengers and ignoring Amtrak staff. Apparently, she was talking loudly on her cell phone continuously from Oakland, CA to Salem, OR. The man from Austria fell 50 feet to his ...

 

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