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Country singer Gretchen Wilson arrested at Connecticut airport

The report from state police claims Wilson became "belligerent" after being approached by troopers following an in-flight disturbance.

Posted: Aug. 22, 2018 8:23 AM
Updated: Aug. 22, 2018 8:24 AM

Gretchen Wilson, the singer known for mid-2000's hits like "Redneck Woman," and "Here for the Party," was arrested at an airport in Connecticut after she became hostile with troopers, according to state police.  According to the Hartford Current, troopers met Wilson's plane upon arrival at the airport because of an incident aboard the flight.

A police report read how Wilson, "became belligerent toward the troopers and caused a disturbance,” while being interviewed by authorities on the plane's jetway. She was arrested for breach of peace and held on a $1,000 bond. 

Wilson, who lives in Lebanon, Tennessee, won a Grammy award in 2004 for her first hit song, "Redneck Woman."

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