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July 03, 2013
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Video: Drunk man TASERed at Ore. airport

The man was visibly drunk and harassing police and airport staff

By PoliceOne Staff

PORTLAND — A YouTube video shows Port of Portland police deploying a TASER on a disorderly man before arresting him in front of a crowd of travelers at Oregon National Airport.

Tejawn Edwards, 25, was visibly drunk and hostile when he and his friends were told they could not board their airline, according to KATU.

Police said Edwards was threatening to kill the officers and was throwing punches before they deployed the TASER.

According to KOIN.com, Edwards was charged with trespassing, resisting arrest, and attempted assault on a police officer. 

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