Disruptive Passenger Tased On American Airlines Flight

Robert Alexander  Getty Images

Lazaro Llerena told NBC News that prior to takeoff, the boyfriend of a woman on the plane contacted authorities after he said Jacob A. Garcia began touching her.

The incident happened Sunday night on Flight 2446 from Miami to Chicago O'Hare.

When Garcia was carried by law enforcement officers from the aircraft other passengers clapped and cheered. They then made a decision to remove him and called the police'. According to American Airlines, the man had been involved in an altercation with a fellow passenger, leading airline staff to call police.

In February, an American Airlines passenger was detained after chasing airport employees on the tarmac at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

NFL Draft: Josh Rosen Is Perfect Fit For Buffalo
After signing quarterback Kirk Cousins in free agency, the Vikings now need to protect him and fill in some holes upfront. Alex Smith is in, but quarterback wasn't really the problem for the Redskins a year ago. "It's a five-year mistake".

None of the officers offer a reply, but one passenger pipes up: "Well, you just assaulted a lady, for one".

At one point, Garcia taunts officers, calling one of them a "baby" and attempting to take the Taser from them.

Officer Roody Desroches, who is holding Garcia by the collar of his blue plaid shirt, agrees, and gives Garcia a heads-up: "I'm about to tase you!" he says, discharging the electronic control weapon. He kept asking why they were removing him.

"In accordance with our procedures, American began the process of deplaning the entire aircraft".

OnePlus 6: Latest teaser reveals OnePlus' new in-house design for new flagship
Smartphone companies such as Essential and Xiaomi have used a ceramic back on their flagship phones to enable wireless charging. OnePlus has released a new teaser image revealing that the upcoming OnePlus 6 is made by expert craftsman with new materials.

It appears only one cuff is on Garcia's hand and he continues to struggle with the police, as one officer warns "don't fight me".

RT.com has reached out to the Miami Dade Police Department for further details. At first, the taser did not affect Garcia and he attempted to take the taser away, but it eventually worked and the officers were able to take Garcia into custody.

Garcia, of the Portage Park neighborhood in Chicago, has been charged with one count each of battery, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, depriving an officer of a firearm, and criminal mischief.

American Airlines has issued a statement revealing that the man was subsequently arrested. The flight originated in Miami and was scheduled to land in Chicago. We thank our crews and airport customer service team for their excellent work in this situation'.

More Democrats back Pompeo for US State Dept, confirmation likely
The full Senate is expected to take into account Pompeo's nomination later this past week. Brooks sent a letter to the Senate office of Jones urging him to vote in Pompeo's favor.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Modi-Xi Meet: Rewards And Risks In PM's 'bold' Diplomatic Move
Apr 23, 2018 - 21:57
This is the first meeting of the group after India and Pakistan were admitted into the SCO a year ago . Jaishankar told India's Asian News International that the summit was "certainly a very bold step".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top In Game 3, Timberwolves put up great assist-turnover ratio
Apr 23, 2018 - 21:56
This one likely falls under the total as well thanks to Minnesota cooling off from outside and Houston playing tighter defense. The Wolves Big 3 -- Butler, Towns and Wiggins - made a 26-14 run in the 3rd period to secure the 12 point game advantage 87-75.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top The attack in Afghanistan: the number of victims increased
Apr 23, 2018 - 21:54
Wahid Majro, spokesman for the public health ministry, said five small children and 21 women were killed in the attack. But IEC member Mohazullah Daulati acknowledged that officials were concerned about security and low voter turnout.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Photos Capture Special Moments From Barbara Bush's Funeral
Apr 23, 2018 - 21:53
The funeral service was Saturday at a church in Houston . 'It would have been exactly what Barbara Bush wanted, ' McGrath added. It is unclear what the two were discussing but they both briefly smiled and now the moment has gone viral on social media.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Saudi-led air strikes kill at least 20 at Yemen wedding
Apr 23, 2018 - 21:52
Air strikes have hit weddings , busy markets, hospitals, and schools. The Saudi-led coalition is yet to comment on the reports.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Sean Hannity linked to property empire aided by foreclosures, HUD
Apr 23, 2018 - 21:49
Numerous properties were bought at discounts in 2013 after foreclosures, and others were bought with funding help from the U.S. Hannity was involved in deals ranging from large mansions to rentals for low-income families, according to the newspaper.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Big Brother Naija Winner, Miracle Speaks
Apr 23, 2018 - 21:48
Miracle Igbokwe, victor of the third season of Big Brother Naija , will be walking away with a treasure chest of spoils. Her dream of winning the BBNaija 2018 edition was aborted - like that of other women housemates before her.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Kourtney Kardashian strips down for sexy new photoshoot
Apr 22, 2018 - 05:55
Kourtney talked about freezing her eggs in a February episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians . To promote the new makeup line, the siblings took a jaw-droppingly gorgeous swimsuit shot.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Government's POCSO amendment: What it means
Apr 22, 2018 - 05:54
The country had been shaken up after the gang-rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua, in Jammu & Kashmir in January. In case of gangrape of a girl below 12 years, punishment will be imprisonment for rest of life or death sentence.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Federal Trade Commission Audit Cleared Facebook's Privacy Policies In 2017
Apr 22, 2018 - 05:52
Such a fine, if imposed, would only be a pinprick for Facebook, which recorded revenues of more than $40 billion a year ago . Zuckerberg fielded 10 hours of questions over two days from almost 100 US lawmakers last week and emerged largely unscathed.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Shire Rejects $60 Billion Bid From Takeda
Apr 22, 2018 - 05:52
On Monday, Shire sold off its Oncology business to French pharmaceutical firm Servier SAS for USD2.4 billion. On Thursday, February 15 the stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ: SHPG ) has "Buy" rating given by Jefferies.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Malkin's status for Game 6 uncertain
Apr 22, 2018 - 05:51
The line for Philadelphia sits at +205 and the Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 6 goals (-110 for the over, -110 for the under). Murray made 21 saves but had no chance on Couturier's victor as the puck found the net after hitting a Penguin defender's ankle.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top McCabe report sent to U.S. attorney for possible charges
Apr 22, 2018 - 05:49
In fact, the report fails to adequately address the evidence (including sworn testimony) and documents that prove that Mr. The attorney added that he has not had time yet to find witnesses to corroborate McCabe, the report said.

Mike Mayock has harsh criticism for Big 12 defenses
Apr 22, 2018 - 05:48
Here's a look at the possible combinations of players the Browns could procure with those first two picks, in order of likelihood. With one win in 32 games, the Browns have Processed their way to an wonderful amount of draft capital.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Natalie Portman backs out of Israeli award ceremony
Apr 21, 2018 - 12:47
The prize foundation had the day before announced Portman's decision not to attend the ceremony. Portman clarified that she does not support the BDS movement or other boycotts against Israel .