MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The New Jersey woman widely known as “the tanning mom” was sent to a detox facility after allegedly being intoxicated at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Metropolitan Airports Commission spokesman Patrick Hogan said airport police were called to the Delta ticket counter Thursday afternoon because of an intoxicated woman.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Delaware Valley As Snow Could Affect Thursday’s Morning Commute
Hogan says Patricia Krentcil was not arrested but taken to a detox facility. He didn’t know how much time she spent there.READ MORE: 3 Hospitalized After Shooting In Southwest Philadelphia, Police Say
In April 2012, Krentcil was accused of child endangerment for allegedly taking her then 5-year-old daughter into a New Jersey tanning booth with her. A grand jury later refused to indict her.
Hogan says intoxicated travelers go to detox if they aren’t able to care for themselves or to be released into another’s custody.MORE NEWS: PennDOT Dealing With Twin Challenges As Latest Winter Storm Bears Down On Philadelphia Region
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