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Grammy-winning country star Gretchen Wilson arrested

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Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 9:05 AM
Gretchen Wilson was arrested just after 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn., after a disturbance on an incoming flight.

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. – Grammy-winning country music star Gretchen Wilson has been arrested at a Connecticut airport after what was described as a minor disturbance on an incoming flight.

Wilson has been charged with breach of peace.

State police responded to Bradley International Airport, in Windsor Locks, just after 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say while talking to Wilson she “became belligerent toward the troopers and caused a disturbance.” The 45-year-old Wilson was taken into custody. Bail was set at $1,000.

This booking photograph released Wednesday by the Connecticut State Police shows Grammy-winning country music singer Gretchen Wilson, arrested just after 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn., after a disturbance on an incoming flight.

Grammy-winning country star Gretchen Wilson arrested

This booking photograph released Wednesday by the Connecticut State Police shows Grammy-winning country music singer Gretchen Wilson, arrested just after 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn., after a disturbance on an incoming flight.

Wilson, of Lebanon, Tennessee, is expected in court Wednesday. Her case was not listed on the docket and it couldn’t be determined if she has a lawyer.

She won the Best Female Country Vocal Performance Grammy in 2004 for the song “Redneck Woman.” She was scheduled to perform an invitation-only show Wednesday at the Mohegan Sun casino.

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