Bellingham, WA, December 3, 2020
SIGACTS/SITREP: Two female anarchists from Bellingham, Washington face terrorism charges after attempting to sabotage a Burlington Northern Santa Fe railway. Police arrested Ellen Reiche and Samantha Brooks after placing a makeshift wire shunt across a railway in Western Washington. They were allegedly attempting to mimic the electrical signal of a train, cause an incoming train to automatically brake, and potentially derail. Since January there have been 41 acts of potential sabotage involving the Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks.
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