How long are you able to talk on your cell phone? Do you talk on it in public places? Are you one of those people who are texting throughout an entire movie? Or are you the one at the cash register in the store, balancing a cell phone, yelling at your children and simultaneously shooting ugly glares at anyone behind you for thinking you are, in any way, out of line? Well, if you are any of the above, don’t get on Amtrak with that foolishness! They are putting folks OFF!
According to MSNBC, Lakeysha Beard had been repeatedly asked to give her cell phone a rest. At one point, she told the passenger, “Kiss my ass! I got a right to talk on my phone! I paid for my ticket just like you! Stay in your area and I will stay in mine!” (very loosely translated) Ultimately, her mouth got her in trouble and police removed her from the train.
After singlehandedly talking a cell phone marathon for 16 hours, even after multiple announcements for passengers not to use their cell phones, she continued to charge her phone and blab from Oakland, Ca., to possibly Oregon where she is from. She was charged with disorderly conduct and taken into custody until a family member could pick her up.
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