US Airways pilot arrested for assaulting hotel security agent www.privateofficer.com
PHOENIX AZ June 16 2011– A US Airways pilot was arrested after a hotel security guard said the tip of one of his fingers was sliced off when the pilot slammed the room door, according to police.
Fredric J. Ahern, 58, of Hockessin, Del., was booked into the Maricopa County Jail on one count of aggravated assault resulting in serious injury, according to a booking report.
The incident happened about 4 p.m. Monday at the Sheraton Hotel, 340 N.Third St. in Phoenix.
The report states the security guard was trying to enter Ahern’s room when the 36-year US Airways employee slammed the door, causing the victim to lose the tip of his left index finger.
The unidentified security guard was taken to a hospital, where he was treated.
There was no reason given as to why the guard was entering the room.