Chicago man charged with newest public transit offense (and it’s NOT manspreading)

Chicago man charged with newest public transit offense (and it’s NOT manspreading)

[Ed. – Come clean, folks.  Haven’t we all wanted to do this?]

A 63-year-old Chicago man was charged Tuesday with using an illegal device to get some peace and quiet on the CTA.

CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports it isn’t the first time the man has been accused of jamming cell phones and lots of complaints about dropped calls raised some eyebrows.

With a ball cap and business casual attire, the certified public accountant Dennis Nicholl walked out of jail after being charged with a felony for use of a signal jamming device.

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Keegan Goudie says the device, “stuck out like a sore thumb” so much so that he and his brother blogged about it on thesixthirty.com after spotting it on the CTA Red Line. …

[Nicholl’s] attorney says Nicholl was just annoyed by all the people on their cell phones and used the jammer to get a little peace and quiet.

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