Guest Post By Mara Zebest
A TSA air marshal, Adam Bartsch, was removed and arrested after a passenger noticed the air marshal was taking pictures up women’s skirts. The passenger confronted Adam Bartsch but did not know Adam was a TSA air marshal at the time. The passenger confiscated Adam’s cell phone (used to take pictures) and Adam attempted to escape but was apprehended and arrested.
The TSA responds to the media reports with claims that such behavior is not tolerated. But keep in mind that there are plenty of articles documenting how TSA not only hires criminals, but the TSA encourages the hiring of criminals due to the fact that they want employees with aggressive tendencies, thus they refuse to investigate the backgrounds rigorously of those hired. The people we should be searching as criminals at airports—are the TSA agents themselves.
Also consider that a similar hiring practice is being applied to those implementing Obamacare, and these criminals misfits are gathering our personal information.
WTOP reports the following:
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal air marshal has been arrested and accused of taking cellphone photographs underneath women’s skirts as they boarded a plane at Nashville International Airport.
Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge Michael Pascarella told The Associated Press that Adam Bartsch was immediately removed from duty and is in the process of being suspended or fired.
Nashville police say Bartsch was on duty on Southwest Airline Flight 3132 on Thursday when a witness noticed he was taking the photos and grabbed his cellphone. Police say the witness notified a flight attendant and Bartsch was taken off the flight and charged with disorderly conduct.
Pascarella says TSA is assisting with the investigation.
“TSA does not tolerate criminal behavior,” Pascarella said.
The arrest was first reported by Nashville station WKRN-TV . [...]
Bartsch is due in court Nov. 14.