Chicago man lights fireworks on train, gets arrested

46-year-old man set off a smoke bomb, forcing passengers to change cars

Chicago Sun Times

CHICAGO — A man was accused of setting off a smoke bomb Thursday morning on a CTA Red Line train on the South Side.

Michael Barber, 46, of the 7400 block of South Colfax was charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly discharged the firework about 1:15 a.m. on a CTA Red Line train while it was stopped at the 63rd Street station, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer.

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