Intoxicated Birmingham airport passenger arrested after allegedly spitting on police officer

Crime

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham police received a call about an intoxicated person at the Talladega Grill in the Birmingham airport. The bartender at the restaurant believed the passenger was intoxicated. When police arrived, they noticed the person was uncooperative.

As the officers started to escort him to police headquarters at the airport he started spitting on the floor. When they got downstairs the suspect turned and spat in the officer’s face. The offender is being charged with public intoxication which is a misdemeanor charge.

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