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.
Tag: Too Drunk to Fly
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.
Sean Stein refuses to exit plane when denied travel due to his extreme 4 p.m. drunkenness
35-year-old Sean Stein and a female were both denied boarding at the Nashville International Airport Monday afternoon due to their extreme level of intoxication at 4:25 p.m. Stein became aggressive with the flight crew when they advised he needed to exit the aircraft. He then became irate with officers who came to assist him off the aircraft.
He continued to refuse and was handcuffed while pulling away, resisting arrest.
Southwest passenger Kevin Comeaux found “dazed and confused” at airport bar
Nashville Airport Police found 22-year-old Kevin Comeaux slumped over and asleep at the bar of the Puckett’s restaurant on Concourse D. Officer awakened him for a welfare check and found him very “dazed and confused,” and it was apparent he had urinated on himself while at the bar. He refused to provide his name, only offering that he was fine and flying with Southwest Airlines. A Southwest representative responded to the bar and advised him he would be denied boarding due to his state of intoxication. The officer attempted to escort him to the unsecured side of the airport where he could be rebooked for a later flight; however, Comeaux refused to cooperate. He was taken into custody and transported to booking.
Man screams about “homicide” while drunk at airport; charged with public intoxication
28-year-old Christopher Cline was charged with public intoxication after getting drunk at the airport and screaming into his phone about “homicide.”