Andrea Abbott Found Guilty of Disorderly Conduct

Many FlyerTalk members are outraged that Andrea Abbott was found guilty of disorderly conduct after four hours of deliberation by jurors.
Abbott, who is 42 years old, was sentenced to 11 months and 29 days of probation.
The Gate first reported — and investigated with photographs extracted from a video of the incident — in August of last year about Abbott being arrested for being upset when Transportation Security Administration agents “pat down” her 14-year-old daughter after refusing to be screened through an airport security device which purportedly would have allowed Transportation Security Administration agents to see her naked body. Abbott attempted to record the “pat-down” on her mobile telephone, but Nashville International Airport Department of Public Safety Officer Jeffery Nolen appeared to purposely use his body to block her line of sight to her daughter, even though the Transportation Security Administration does not prohibit the use of cameras recording the activity at airport security checkpoints in the United States.
Abbott was arrested after allegedly refusing to undergo a “pat-down” to which her daughter had just been subjected.
Although the video recording found below is devoid of sound, watch it and see if you believe whether or not Andrea Abbott deserved to be arrested, charged and convicted of disorderly conduct.

Accused of yelling that she did not want anyone to touch the crotch of her daughter, Abbott claimed during the trial that she had spoken in a normal conversational tone as to the inappropriateness of “pat-downs” — although she did admit to using profanity during that conversation.
What do you think?


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