41-year-old Richard Deeb was at the TSA Security Checkpoint at the Nashville International Airport late Sunday afternoon when he was denied boarding by American Airlines due to his level of intoxication. At the checkpoint, he was screaming, “bend over and cough!” and creating a disturbance for other passengers. He was offered the opportunity to rebook his flight for the next day but refused. He also refused any arranged rides to a hotel but stated he wasn’t leaving the airport. Leave, he did, in handcuffs, charged with public intoxication.
Mitchell Phy: Drunkenly attacks police at Nashville International Airport
41-year-old Mitchell Phy was at the Nashville International Airport at noon on Saturday when he fell over. Officers arrived to assist, believing he may be diabetic or having a medical episode, but he advised his issue wasn’t medical in nature but rather a matter of intoxication. He reportedly reeked of alcohol and was unable to even sit up without assistance. He was advised he was being taken into custody for public intoxication and was placed in a wheelchair to be transported to a patrol car. He was told to place his hands behind his back, and he refused and pulled away from officers, then forcefully struck an officer in the forehead. Phy was taken to the ground and cuffed and then kicked another officer in the leg.
Mitch Marcello denied boarding at BNA, believes he’s in New Orleans #PublicIntoxication
30-year-old Mitch Marcello was denied boarding Wednesday at the Nashville International Airport due to his state of extreme intoxication. Airport police encountered him near the gate and Marcello had difficulty understanding where he was, believing he was in New Orleans, stating he would just be able to walk home. Unable to care for himself, Marcello was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.
Jordan Robertson passes out in bushes at Nashville Airport due to 3 p.m. drunkenness
37-year-old Jordan Blake Robertson was found slumped over the sidewalk inside the Nashville Airport employee parking lot Sunday at 3 p.m. by Airport police who were conducting routine patrols. Robertson was visibly intoxicated and was told to leave the property. He agreed and walked toward the employee bus stop, about 100 feet away, where he again stopped. He finally made it the final 200 feet to the exit of the lot, where he stated he was from Virginia and was visiting friends. He then made it out of the employee parking lot and passed out in the bushes about 50 feet away. He was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
Ryan Perkins blows triple BAC limit after being slumped over wheel at Nashville airport with gun
30-year-old Ryan Perkins was found slumped over the wheel of his silver Ford truck in the arrivals level of the Nashville International Airport late Friday night. It took several minutes of knocking on the window to awaken Perkins, who then rolled down his window to speak with officers. He reeked of alcohol and had an open case of Truly Hard Seltzer in the passenger seat, with six open and empty cans, and two empty small bottles of Fireball Whiskey. A Ruger .380 handgun was also found in the truck. Perkins would later blow a 0.277% BAC on a breathalyzer.
Ryan Joyce too drunk to fly on Southwest Airlines
37-year-old Ryan Joyce was denied boarding a Southwest Airlines flight at the Nashville International Airport on February 11 at 4 p.m. Airport police stated Joyce smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech, and was sitting in a wheelchair when they arrived, despite Joyce insisting he was not intoxicated. Officers wheeled him to the ticket counter to rebook on a new flight, but none were available. He then attempted to gather his bags and walk away, but it was deemed he was too intoxicated to care for himself, so he was taken into custody.
Carolyn Richard Abell too drunk to fly at Nashville Internation Airport
61-year-old Carolyn Richard Abell was denied boarding her Southwest Airlines flight on February 7 due to her extreme level of intoxication. Airport security became involved at the gate, noting that Abell had urinated on herself. She was asked to leave the airport property via taxi or rideshare, but she refused, asking, “I can’t stay here?” When informed she could not remain on airport property, she stated, “I’m not going anywhere; I’m going home!” She was then placed into custody for public intoxication, despite her resistance.
Drunk passenger Douglas Kelly arrested at Nashville International Airport
49-year-old Douglas Kelly was removed from an aircraft at the Nashville International Airport for being too drunk on Friday the 13th. Airport Police responded to the flight and found Kelly to be extremely intoxicated and asked him to leave the airport property several times. When he failed to leave the property, he was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.
DUI: David Galloway crashes into gate at airport parking lot at 3 a.m.
23-year-old David Lloyd Galloway says he had “two to three” drinks mixed with Whisky about an hour before crashing his black SUV into the gate of the cell phone parking lot at the Nashville International Airport just before 3 a.m. Saturday. Officers arrived to find the front end of his SUV lodged under the arm of the gate. Galloway performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI.
Irate passenger Brian Johnson charged with public intoxication at Nashville Airport
37-year-old Brian Wayne Johnson became upset at the Nashville International Airport on January 2 after he was denied boarding due to his level of intoxication. Airport police responded to the gate and attempted to assist him in getting rebooked at a later time. Johnson continued to be irate and was upsetting other passengers in the area. He then threw his backpack down an escalator in a fit of rage. He was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.