New details have emerged regarding Gregg Jarrett's arrest Wednesday at the at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
As previously reported, the Fox News Anchor - who asked for time off in April - was taken into custody after an on-site restaurant complained that Jarrett had grown intoxicated and unruly.
According to The Associated Press, Jarrett told a fellow customer that he had taken medication prior to his flight and had only downed one drink before the officers arrived.
But he told police that he had been drinking vodka since 9 a.m.
Jarrett needed to be detained with handcuffs at a holding cell after struggling with a cop, while Gabapentin (which treats seizure disorders and pain that occurs after shingles, among other maladies) was found in Jarrett's pocket upon his arrest.
Authorities also found proof inside his bag that Jarrett had just been released from an alcohol and chemical dependency treatment facility.
Jarrett was charged with one count of obstructing the legal process/interfering with a peace officer. He posted $300 bond and was released from the Hennepin County Jail early yesterday morning.
He will appear in court June 6 to answer to this charge.