Fox News Anchor Gregg Jarrett Arrested
May 22, 2014
FOX News anchor Gregg Jarrett has been released from jail after his arrest Wednesday at a restaurant/bar inside Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Police said Jarrett, 59, was arrested about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Northern Lights Grill in the airport's main terminal.
Metropolitan Airports Commission spokesman Patrick Hogan told the Associated Press that officers said Jarrett appeared intoxicated, acted belligerently and refused to follow their orders. He was booked into the Hennepin County Jail on a preliminary charge of obstructing the legal process by interfering with a peace officer. He posted $300 bond and was released early Thursday.
FOX News addressed the arrest in a statement on Thursday. "We were made aware late last night that Gregg Jarrett was arrested in Minneapolis yesterday and charged with a misdemeanor. He is dealing with serious personal issues at this time. A date at which Gregg might return to air has yet to be determined."
Jarrett, a weekend co-anchor for FOX News Channel, also covered high-profile stories such as the murder trial of George Zimmerman and the crash of Asiana Flight 214 at San Francisco Airport.
More On: Arrested Development