Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett was arrested at a bar at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and charged for an alleged run-in with police. See the mugshot photo and find out more about what led to his arrest.
The arrest of the 59-year-old cable news journalist has made news worldwide. As per typical, the booking photo above has gone viral on social media in particular and the Internet in general and is both widely searched and easily found.
According to KARE, quoting official sources, police were called to the Northern Lights Grill at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport shortly after 12 noon local time on Wednesday. It is alleged that Gregg Jarrett appeared to be intoxicated and refused to cooperate with police.
He was arrested and booked into Hennepin County Jail. He was charged with a misdemeanor, interfering with a peace officer. He was released after posting $300 bond.
In the aftermath of the arrest, Fox News released a statement to media: “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.”
Gregg Jarrett is a weekend anchor for Fox News and has been with the cable news channel since 2002. According to Media Bistro he took leave from the network for personal reasons.
Check back for updates in the developing story.