Gregg Jarrett: Allegedly Drunk Fox News Anchor Arrested At Airport

Thu, May 22, 2014 10:38am EDT by 43 Comments
Gregg Jarrett Drunk Arrested
Courtesy of Fox/ Northern Lights Grill

Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett was allegedly jailed on May 21 after being arrested at the Northern Lights Grill in the main terminal of the Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN airport.

Gregg Jarrett’s alleged drunken behavior landed him in jail on May 21. The Fox News anchor was arrested at the Northern Lights Grill in the Minneapolis-St.Paul Airport, according to Metropolitan Airports Commission Spokesman, Patrick Hogan.

Gregg Jarrett: Allegedly Drunk Fox News Anchor Arrested At Minneapolis Airport

Patrick said that Gregg, the Weekend News Anchor at Fox who was a key figure for the organization’s coverage of the Andrew Zimmerman trial, was arrested at around 12:30 p.m.

UPDATE on 05/22/14 at 2:40pm ET:

A spokesperson for Fox News has revealed the following in a statement to HollywoodLife.com:

“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.”

Police released Gregg from custody shortly after 1:30 a.m. on May 22. He was let go after a $300 bond was posted, according to Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office records. The news anchor is due in court on June 6 to address the incident, according to the Star Tribune.

Gregg Jarrett Jailed After Being Arrested In Minneapolis Airport Restaurant

Police were called to the scene regarding an “intoxicated man” at the grill and when officers arrived they discovered Gregg. Officers reported that Gregg refused to follow orders and as a result he was arrested for obstruction of the legal process and quickly taken to jail.

The investigation into the incident is still open and further information on the arrest will be released once official reports are completed, the airport commission spokesman said.

HollywoodLifers, what do you think about Gregg’s bad behavior at the airport in Minnesota? Do you think he should have been thrown in jail for it? Tell us what’s on your mind.

— Bryant Perkins

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