Chief Criminal Deputy Pat Matlock with the Pacific County Sheriff’s Office said Raymond, South Bend, Pacific County and the Washington State Patrol detained the bus at milepost 61 alongside State Route 101. It was reported that an alert driver said they had passed a transit bus, it’s scrolling reader board read “emergency call police” while driving on State Route 101.
Pacific Transit informed that Route 14 runs from Raymond to Aberdeen 3 times a day. The last run was stopped on the way back.
Matlock said 10-12 people were delayed by about an hour while State Patrol and Sheriff’s deputies searched the bus for any suspicious activity. The inspection revealed the bus driver had accidentally tripped a warning message built into their reader boards