Talk of a loaded gun on TriMet bus gets man arrested

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A TriMet bus driver overheard a passenger talking about being armed and called the police. The man had no gun but was arrested anyway.

This happened Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of Northeast 82nd Avenue and Sandy Boulevard.

As officers approached the bus they received word that not only was the man armed, his gun was "cocked and loaded".

Numerous officers converged on the bus and confronted the suspect. He had no gun. Police arressted Patrick O'Brien Nolin, 41, and took him to the Multnomah County Jail on a charge of Interfering With Public Transportation.