Man found next to baggage claim, arrested for public intoxication

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SOURCE: DFW Airport

SOURCE: DFW Airport

Police Report

Criminal Mischief

April 29, 9:18 a.m.

At Composite Technology Inc., 1727 S.Main St., somebody punctured an employee’s tire three times–two holes were side by side. The employee said he knew of nobody who might have caused this damage. He said other people’s vehicles had also been damaged but not reported. Tire value: $150.

DWI

April 30, 2:28 a.m.

In the 1700 block of N. International Parkway, a man was stopped for erratic driving. He said he was coming from Arlington. When asked where he was going, he said, “Arlington”. When asked if he was coming from Arlington or going to Arlington, he stated, “Yes.” Later, he said he was coming from a bar in Carrollton. Odor of an alcoholic beverage came from the vehicle. The driver’s eyes were glossy, red and blood-shot. His driver’s license was revoked for DWI in April 2008. He said he does karaoke and is in the bars all the time. He said he had two or three shots of Jager. Later, he said he had four or five (drinks) rocker glass size. He said he started drinking about 8 p.m. and stopped at midnight. After field sobriety tests, he was arrested for Public Intoxication. When asked if he would drive a school bus full of children in the condition he was in, he said, “No”.

Public Intoxication

April 30, 2:28 a.m.

When officers arrived at Terminal C, Gate C-10, lower level roadway in reference to an escalator accident, they found a man lying on the sidewalk smoking a cigarette. He was bleeding from the face. DFW/EMS arrived to provide medical care. The escalator was stopped with a pool of blood at its base. The subject had a small cut on the bridge of his nose and several minor cuts and bruises around his left eye. He refused to be transported to a nearby medical facility. A DFW/EMS medic released the subject into police custody. The man had a strong odor of alcoholic beverage on his breath, his eyes were glossy and his speech slurred. He said he had two glasses of wine a few hours before. He could not stand without support and swayed back and forth. He was arrested for Public Intoxication.

Public Intoxication

May 1, 4:11 a.m.

Multiple callers near Terminal C food court reported an irate passenger screaming, cussing and throwing chairs. When police arrived, they found a barefooted, woman sitting on a bench, propping herself up with her arms and drinking from a 3/4 empty, single-serving bottle of Devils Cut Jim Beam liquor. She said her flight was canceled and she had spent the night in the terminal waiting to catch another flight. She said she had “only four drinks … here,” indicating she had been drinking in the terminal. She said she had her last drink about 10 p.m.When asked if she normally drinks, she said, “No.” She was arrested for Public Intoxication. Officers had to use a wheelchair to transport her to a patrol car.She screamed and resisted as an officer buckled her safety belt.

Public Intoxication

May 1, 10:26 p.m.

Officers found an intoxicated passenger lying on the floor next to the baggage carousel at Terminal A, baggage claim A29. The man said he was not injured and was talking to his wife on his cellphone. He told her to pick him up at the police station. He knew he was at “the airport,” and said he “had a couple of drinks” on his flight. He emitted a strong smell of an alcoholic beverage and urine. He had soiled the front of his jeans. When asked for his driver’s license, he produced his health insurance card. He continued to state, over and over, that he was sorry and he never does anything like this. He was arrested for Public Intoxication.

Public Intoxication

May 1, 11:56 p.m.

At Terminal D Entry 31 lower level, a man standing in the middle of the roadway appeared to be lost and confused. His zipper was down. Officers moved him to the median away from oncoming traffic. A taxi employee said the man jumped into a taxi he did not call for and told the driver to take him downtown to a bar. When told he needed a physical address, the man told the taxi driver, “F**k you. Take me downtown to a bar.” The driver refused to take him anywhere, because he would not give the driver an address. The man told officers he was “ok” and just wanted to get a taxi to go to a hotel. He said he had an argument with his wife about his drinking habits and was trying to catch a flight to Las Vegas. He was asked several times how much he had to drink and each time his answer changed. His speech fluctuated from very fast to very slow, his eyes were glassy and he smelled of an alcoholic beverage. He said he only had a few drinks and was ok. He passed over his driver’s license several times before he found it and had trouble removing it from the front pouch. The man had difficulty standing, nearly fell over several times, dropped his glasses on the ground and did not notice. He could not keep his head at a straight angle. He was arrested for Public Intoxication.

Public Intoxication

May 3, 2:56 a.m.

At Terminal D, Entry 23 upper level roadway, a man lay passed out, face down on the sidewalk next to the Grand Hyatt valet parking stand. An officer woke him. The man was confused and unaware of his surroundings. He said he drank six Budweiser beers. He smelled strongly of an alcoholic beverage and vomit was on the ground next to him. When asked on a scale of one to ten-with ten being really intoxicated-where he was on the scale, he said he was a two. He was unsteady on his feet and swayed from side to side. He had a one inch abrasion on his forehead. He said it happened when his head hit the ground. After sobriety tests, he was arrested for Public Intoxication.

Public Intoxication

May 3, 9:12 a.m.

Tipped off by a gate agent, officers located an intoxicated female in a passenger waiting area. When asked if she was “Ok,” she said, “Yes,” and the officer smelled alcoholic beverage on her breath. When asked if she had consumed any alcoholic beverages, she said, “Yes”. When asked if she had too many alcoholic beverages, she said, “Yes”. When asked if she knew where she was, she was unable to answer. She also did not know what day it was. She kept her head tilted down and her hair kept falling in front of her face. Even though she was seated, she kept swaying in all directions. She had urinated on herself. Officers helped her to stand, but she could hardly stay up. Officers looked for identification in her purse and found a Xanax prescription bottle. She said she had taken it in the morning, but officers were unable to verify how many pills she had taken. EMS came and asked if she wanted to be transported to a local hospital. She did. She said her boyfriend was in the area. As EMS was treating her, she received a phone call from him. He was in Tulsa, Okla. He said she had some family issues and was an alcoholic. She was transported to hospital. No charges were filed.

DWI

May 4, 2:53 a.m.

A vehicle entered the U-turn at 4000 N. International Pkwy and drove across the clearly marked solid white reflective median separating the U-turn lane and the other lanes of S. International. It headed southbound on International Parkway weaving in its lane of traffic. Officers stopped the vehicle suspecting the driver might be intoxicated. The driver said she had not been drinking, but the officer saw her wearing a gold colored wristband like those given at bars and night clubs. The driver said the wristband was from a place called “Zuri” (restaurant, lounge, bar). She said it is, “A hotel” located in Arlington and that she was headed home in Arlington. When asked if she knew where she was, she did not give a direct answer, instead she stated that she missed her exit. After Field Sobriety Tests, she was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.

Public Intoxication

May 4, 5:33 a.m.

A concerned passenger alerted officers to an intoxicated male at Terminal E who had his wallet hanging loosely open in his lap. Officers found him sleeping in the seating area near Gate 11. They tried to wake him by tapping his shoulder. He opened his eyes with difficulty and went back to sleep. When they woke him he was very disorientated. He said he was at a prom and drank “a lot”. He said his father dropped him off and was mad at him for drinking too much. He said he had to catch a flight for an academic competition. He handed over his cell phone instead of his driver’s license. He dropped his wallet and almost fell trying to pick it up. He swayed while standing in one place. He had missed his flight. He was arrested for Public Intoxication. He said he drank vodka and consumed several Jell-O shots.

DWI

May 4, 9:12 a.m.

A vehicle struck a concrete barrier at the north toll plaza, continued south, and stopped at south toll plaza. A 911 caller following the vehicle witnessed the accident. Officers stopped the vehicle with female driver and a small dog inside. The officer told her why she was stopped and asked for her driver’s license and proof of insurance. She handed him a Visa credit card. He told her it was not her license so she took the credit card and gave him another credit card. He gave the card back and again asked her for her license. The driver handed him her wallet and told him to find it. He could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the vehicle. He asked if she was injured or needed EMS, but she seemed confused why he was asking her and said she was fine. She said she was coming from Fort Worth to Lewisville. When asked where she was in Fort Worth, she said it was not important. When asked how much she had to drink, she said, “Enough”. When asked how much enough, she said, “More than enough”. Outside her vehicle, she appeared to be unsteady on her feet. When asked if she believed she was intoxicated, she said yes, and on a scale of zero to 10, she said she was “the highest number – probably an eight”. After refusing to finish a sobriety test, she was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Inside her vehicle were approximately 12 small empty bottles of wine; 18 small individual empty bottles of Crown Royal; and one 750 ml bottle of Seagram’s Seven, about three quarters empty. A receipt from Lucky Liquor in Fort Worth showed a purchase of $17.31 at 4:11 p.m. The price sticker on the Seagram’s bottle was $17.31. Her dog was released to the Grapevine Animal Control.