MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Delta Air Lines pilot from Minnesota was charged Friday with operating an aircraft under the influence of alcohol.
Tests confirmed that 37-year-old Gabriel Schroeder, of Rosemont, had a blood alcohol level between 0.04% and 0.08% when detectives arrested him on a plane at the Minneapolis airport just as it started boarding for a flight to San Diego on July 20, according to the criminal complaint.READ MORE: Most People Are Looking Forward To Holiday 'Firsts' This Year
Schroder’s first court date is Nov. 27. Court records don’t list an attorney who could comment for him.READ MORE: Dalvin Cook To Undergo MRI For Shoulder Injury
According to the complaint, Schroeder told detectives that he’d had one beer and three vodka drinks the night before. He also admitted discarding an unopened vodka bottle that investigators found in an airport bathroom after he saw that security screening for crews had been stepped up.
Delta removed Schroder from flying after his arrest.MORE NEWS: Cyber Monday Means Busy Day For Twin Cities Amazon Workers
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