GLADWIN (WWJ) – UPDATE TO STORY
When a tour bus operator found he had more passengers than seats, he put six people in the luggage compartment with mattresses and pillows.READ MORE: Farmington Hills Police Department Hosts Drug Take-Back Day On April 24
Now the Michigan company has been ordered to cease commercial bus operations after the discovery during a trip to Ohio.READ MORE: Detroit Man Charged In Non-Fatal Shooting Of 7-Year-Old Girl
The order against Haines Tours of Gladwin was issued Friday by the U.S. Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
An Ohio State Patrol officer found six people May 27 in the luggage compartment of a bus traveling from Michigan to Clyde, Ohio. Mattresses and pillows were in the luggage area.MORE NEWS: Detroit Fire Department Passes Out Free Smoke Detectors Following Fatal Fire
It is reported that the driver told the officer there was no room on the bus for more passengers.