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Wilson arrested after airplane disturbance

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 – Gretchen Wilson was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly creating a disturbance aboard a flight coming to Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn.

State Police went to the airport at about 7 p.m. after receiving a call about the disturbance. While interviewing Wilson, 45, she allegedly became belligerent and was charged with breach of peace. She was released after posting $1,000 bond.

Wilson was playing a private show at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut on Wednesday night.

TV station WFSB in Hartford, Conn. reported that Wilson got up from her seat on the plane to use the bathroom and knocked on the door because the person was taking awhile. Wilson allegedly was nearly hit by the bathroom door, when it swung open, according to a passenger.

The two exchanged words, although the TV report said it was not particularly aggressive. The woman complained about Wilson to flight attendants, while Wilson received a Band-Aid for treatment.

A court date was continued from Wednesday to next month.


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