US police arrest woman over 16-hour mobile phone conversation


After talking loudly on a mobile phone for 16 hours on a train going from Oakland, California to Salem, Washington, Lakeysha Beard, 39, was arrested by police.

Seated in the quiet car of the train, fellow passengers and staff asked the woman to move carriages or cease the conversation before staff eventually called the police. 

The train was then halted for 20 minutes whilst the police boarded and arrested the woman.