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Woman arrested after causing drunken ruckus at Fort Myers airport

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Posted at 1:03 PM, Feb 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-09 13:03:18-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Port authority police arrested a Bonita Springs woman Thursday morning after a series of erratic behavior at Southwest Florida International Airport.

68-year-old Joy Reiseman is facing a charge of Disorderly Intoxication in Public.

Lee County Port Authority Police were called to Concourse B around 7 a.m. after a TSA agent was reportedly grabbed by an irate female passenger.

That passenger, later identified as Reiseman, later returned to the security line, and had a strong smell of alcohol, according to officers.  Reiseman started yelling while being questioned, and complained that she was "old and pregnant."

Reiseman was allowed to pass through security but was approached by officers again when they learned that she had left her rental car running at the curb with a laptop inside, and her bags were scattered along the curbside.

Officers say Reiseman then made her way to the bar, but staff refused to serve her because she was yelling profanities.

Reiseman was placed under arrest and taken to Lee County Jail.