This United Airlines Pilot Was Arrested and Literally Thrown in Jail for the Most Ridiculous Reason Ever. Here's the Truly Astonishing Story
April 14, 2019 - by Bill Murphy Jr. for inc.com
Captain Andrew Collins is a pilot for United Airlines. He has more than two decades of experience, and he seems to love it. Then last September, he stayed overnight at the last minute in a Denver airport hotel.
And then, his nightmare began: one that involved handcuffs, two days in jail, a tawdry and embarrassing criminal case hanging over his head, and suspension from the job he loved.
Fortunately, it just ended with total exoneration last month -- and perhaps a $1 million or more lawsuit against the city of Denver, and perhaps other defendants.
I wrote about Collins last year, shortly after his arrest and while the case was pending. Now that it's all come (mostly) to a close, it's worth learning the details...