Dana Roumfort denied boarding after drinking half a bottle of whiskey at Nashville International Airport

55-year-old Dana Noble Roumfort was denied boarding near D2 and D3 at Nashville International Airport around 5:31 a.m. on May 15th. Officers were advised by Southwest Airlines staff that she had drunk half a bottle of whiskey. When officers arrived, they located Roumfort sitting on the ground with her face in her hands and the half-empty whiskey bottle in her bag next to her. Officers noticed she reeked of alcohol and gave her the option to leave in a wheelchair, which she consented to. However, Roumfort was unable to stand and fell forward, hitting her head on a Southwest boarding stanchion. Roumfort was deemed a danger to herself and was taken into custody for public intoxication on May 16th.

Carthage man jailed after refusing to wear mask at Nashville Airport for Southwest flight — Carl Wayne Martin

43-year-old Carl Wayne Martin, of Carthage, faces multiple charges after becoming unruly at the Nashville International Airport and refusing to wear a mask, as mandated for his flight on Southwest Airlines. Airport police were called to gate C18 after Martin was denied boarding when he refused to wear a mask for COVID-19 precautions & policy. Flight attendants and police noted that Martin also appeared to be heavily intoxicated during their interactions. He was offered the opportunity to simply leave the area but refused, so was placed into custody. He pulled away from the arresting officers and refused to get inside the police car for transport, requiring multiple officers to place him in the car against his will. Martin is charged with disorderly conduct, public intoxication, and resisting arrest. He is free on pre-trial release.