spit on her aboard flight to Indianapolis
HOWARD COUNTY, Ind. Shauna Smith thought she would have cheap Canada Goose a relaxing evening flight from Miami to Indianapolis Friday. However, the encounter she said she had with another male passenger canada goose outlet reviews was anything but calm.
She said a man talking incessantly sitting one seat ahead of her and to the left moved to sit beside her after her canada goose outlet store seat mate moved. Immediately, she said his remarks to her were explicit.
“He began making references to minors canada goose outlet sale and sexual intercourse,” Smith said. “The conversations went back and forth between his canada goose outlet new york city family and then back to sexual content then back to his family then back to sexual content again.”
But, he did not stop there. Soon, canada goose black friday sale Smith said he made physical advances.
“He leaned in and kissed me on the cheek, and I kind of turned my head a little bit, and was just so taken back,” Smith recalled. “He did it again. He said, ‘I like that, I want to do it again.’ And, did it again.”
Smith said she felt canada goose outlet nyc like she could not get away from Hatcher. She said he put his personal belongings on her tray table so she could not get up. Plus, she was sitting in a canada goose outlet window seat.
“At one point I was leaning up against the window and he was canada goose outlet toronto factory in my face,” Smith said. “I could feel his breath on me. He spit on my chest.”
Smith said Hatcher also had bottles of alcohol with him he said he canada goose factory outlet purchased on another flight.
“He opened canada goose outlet jackets his own bottle of canada goose clearance sale vodka and poured it in,” Smith said. “This was his canada goose uk outlet second drink thathe had done that with.”
According to the police report, the arresting officer gave Hatcher a breathalyzer test that showed he had no alcohol in his system. According to the same report, the flight attendant saw Hatcher with the alcohol bottle which passengers are not legally allowed to bring on a flight if it was not purchased on the flight.
Smith said she finally got a flight attendant’s attention.
“She asked me if I was with him unto which I shook my head no and I mouthed the canada goose outlet shop words ‘Help me’ to her,'” Hatcher said.
The police report said once the flight attendant alerted Canada Goose Online the captain of the flight, buy canada goose jacket he called airport police who were Canada Goose online waiting at the aircraft when it arrived.
Officers arrested Hatcher at the airport and led him to a Marion County Sheriff’s Office vehicle.
Now, the man connected to this canada goose black friday sale encounter canada goose store is facing criminal charges. Indianapolis Airport Police arrested official canada goose outlet and charged 61 year old Reginald Hatcher with battery and disorderly conduct. He bonded out of jail on April 27 following the arrest. His next court date is next month.
FOX59 reached out to American Airlines for a comment on this situation. Their corporate communications https://www.ferienhaus-starnberger-see.de sent this statement:
“We were made aware of the incident from our colleagues at Republic Airlines, and our team has reached out to her directly.”
Jon Austin, with Republic Airlines Corporate Communications, provided FOX59 with this statement:
“When canada goose outlet our flight attendant became aware of a passenger’s aggressive and unwelcome conduct in violation of our rules and directed toward another passenger, she acted to separate the passengers and our crew requested that the flight be met by law enforcement officers upon landing. In this situation, as in all others, our crew members are trained and empowered to act to protect the safety of their passengers and their fellow crew members.”.