A Baltimore-based air marshal was arrested on Thursday after allegedly taking cell phone pictures up women’s dresses as they boarded a Southwest Airlines flight in Nashville, the Transportation Security Administration confirmed Friday.
Adam Joseph Bartsch, 28, was arrested by Nashville International Airport police after a witness grabbed his cell phone and alerted a flight attendant, according to a criminal affidavit in the case.
Bartsch was on duty when the arrest happened. He was charged with disorderly conduct and has a November 14 court date. He was removed from his duties with the TSA.
Quinton is a native South Carolinian who has lived in Baltimore since 2006. He is a recent convert to the Catholic Church and is active in the Knights of Columbus. He has been involved in the pro-life movement nationally and locally since 2010.
Quinton is a veteran who served as an intelligence analyst in the Army National Guard. He is also an Eagle Scout.