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    Fox News Anchor Gregg Jarrett Jailed for Airport Incident With Police Officer

    Gregg Jarret Mugshot Mug Shot Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

    Gregg Jarrett spent some time behind bars.

    The Fox News anchor was jailed for a dozen hours after having a run-in with a police officer at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday.

    The 59-year-old was arrested after reportedly being "belligerent and uncooperative" with police officers who responded to a call yesterday that Jarrett was under the influence at an airport bar, according to airport spokesman Patrick Hogan. Local reports state that a bar employee called police to say Jarrett "appeared to be acting very intoxicated," possibly from mixing alcohol with a narcotic. Responding officers found Jarrett to be "uncooperative, resistant and combative" during his arrest.

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    He was released from the Hennepin County Jail on a $300 bond early Thursday, and has a June 6 court date on a misdemeanor charge of obstruction of the legal process and interfering with a peace officer.

    Fox News released the following statement: "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 for which Gregg might return to air has yet to be determined."

    Jarrett joined Fox News 12 years ago, but has been on an indefinite leave since mid-April after he "requested time off for personal reasons and Fox obliged."

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