Milwaukee County's sheriff says he detained an airline passenger
who became drunk and disorderly on a flight originating in
Clarke said Monday the male passenger was intoxicated, profane and
harassing the flight attendants and passengers during the flight
to Charlotte, North Carolina Saturday.
Clarke says he
told the man to "chill out" when the passenger began
harassing a flight attendant. The sheriff says the man began
taunting him as the plane taxied to the gate, so he shoved him
face down and pinned him against the seat until they reached the
gate. A police officer boarded the flight and Clarke says he used
her handcuffs on the man.
are holding the 36-year-old Milwaukee man on a possible charge of
being intoxicated and disruptive in public.