Man accused of pulling emergency brake on Amtrak train goes to trial
A man accused of pulling an emergency brake on an Amtrak train in Oxford while armed has been found competent to stand trial.
Taylor Wilson, 25, is charged with use of a weapon to commit a felony and criminal mischief.
Wilson waived his right to a preliminary hearing, so his case is headed to district court.
Wilson asked that his bond be reviewed, but a judge said he'd have to take it up with the district judge.
Police said Wilson was carrying a loaded revolver in his waistband and a speed loader in his pocket.
The Amtrak train was preparing to make a stop in Holdrege when police say Wilson got into the second locomotive and pulled the brakes in Furnas County.
Besides a Smith and Wesson revolver, police say Wilson also had a box of ammo, a knife, tin snips, scissors and a ventilation mask. There were also three more speed loaders in his bags, according to police.