Air marshal accused of taking photos under skirts at Nashville Airport

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF/AP) – A federal marshal was arrested at Nashville International Airport after he was caught taking pictures with his cell phone underneath women's skirts as they boarded the aircraft Thursday morning.

According to a police affidavit, Adam Bartsch boarded Southwest Airline's flight 3132 on official duty as a Federal Air Marshal. A witness grabbed Bartsch's cellphone and notified a flight attendant.

Bartsch was taken off the plane, and airport police responded. After being questioned, Bartsch admitted to taking the pictures. He was transported to Metro Booking.

The Transportation Security Administration issued this statement in response to the incident:

"TSA does not tolerate criminal behavior. The agency has removed this individual from their current duties and is in the process of suspending or terminating their employment. TSA is cooperating fully with investigators."


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