Katrina Alspaugh Wiki – Katrina Alspaugh Biography
Katrina Alspaugh, a woman was arrested at a Las Vegas airport last weekend after allegedly refusing to wear a face mask on board a plane, then yelled “Let’s go Brandon” and other obscenities when detained, according to a report.
Police said Katrina Alspaugh first caused a scene Sunday at the security check at McCarran International Airport when she attempted to hit another passenger who complained that she did not cover her face, KLAS reported.
Katrina Alspaugh Age
Katrina Alspaugh is 51 years old.
Katrina Alspaugh Arrested
A woman in Las Vegas was taken from a plane and arrested this week after police said she refused to wear a mask and caused a disturbance aboard the flight. Police also said the woman, later identified as Katrina Alspaugh, yelled “Come on Brandon!” as she escorted her out of McCarran International Airport on Saturday, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.
The catchphrase “Let’s go Brandon” is an increasingly popular substitute for the more vulgar phrase: “Fuck Joe Biden.”
According to the report, Alspaugh’s problems began even before she passed through the initial airport security checkpoint. A Las Vegas Metro Police Department arrest report obtained by the newspaper reportedly said officers responded to a security check after Alspaugh had a verbal argument with another passenger. The other passenger asked Alspaugh to wear a mask at the airport; When she refused, the other passenger reported Alspaugh’s refusal to security. The discussion quickly escalated and Alspaugh allegedly “made a fist motion as if she was trying to hit someone,” Las Vegas CBS affiliate KLAS reported.
When the officers arrived at the checkpoint, Alspaugh was reluctant to cooperate and refused to provide her identification to the police. However, her Alspaugh was released and allowed to continue her flight after the other passenger reportedly refused to press charges in the matter.
Under federal law, passengers in airports and airplanes must wear face masks whenever they are not actively eating or drinking.
Alspaugh boarded her Allegiant Airlines flight but she was reportedly removed before the plane could take off, prompting Metro police officers to be called in a second time.
According to the Review-Journal, police said a flight attendant aboard the Alspaugh flight was forced to remove the woman “for causing a disturbance.” Upon reaching the gate of Terminal 1, officers found Alspaugh standing on the jet bridge connecting the plane to the airport. A gate agent told her that she was no longer a ticketed passenger and that she had to leave the terminal, but Alspaugh reportedly began to argue and refused.
An airline representative had reportedly already issued Alspaugh a violation notice for her refusal to leave.
As police escorted her out of the airport in a wheelchair, Alspaugh allegedly “screamed obscenities and ‘Come on Brandon,'” KLAS reported. Police said her conduct only “added to the disturbances” and she was arrested.
Alspaugh faces one charge for violating airport rules under Clark County Ordinance 20.04.030. She was booked into the Clark County Detention Center. Online records indicate that as of Wednesday she was no longer an inmate at the facility.
The origin of the phrase “Let’s go Brandon” dates back to an October 2 NASCAR race in Alabama. Driver Brandon Brown won the race and was being interviewed by an NBC Sports reporter as the crowd chanted something difficult to discern. The reporter first suggested that the crowd was cheering Brown’s victory chanting “Come on, Brandon.” However, a few seconds later it became obvious that the crowd was chanting “Fuck Joe Biden”. Since then, the words “Come on, Brandon” has been co-opted by people averse to the president’s agenda.