Man arrested for alleged antisemitic rant on flight to Atlanta
Atlanta, GA – A man was arrested Wednesday at the Atlanta airport after he allegedly went on an antisemitic rant on an evening flight, police said in a statement.
The suspect was seen on a cellphone video struggling with three officers at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and yelling, “I’m not doing anything!” and “White guy with blue eyes and he was just like Trump, he’s a Nazi!”
After a struggle, law enforcement officers handcuffed him.
David Toaf of Washington was arrested at 7:57 p.m. local time on suspicion of disorderly conduct and obstructing or hindering an officer, according to police and inmate records.
“Preliminary information indicates that while in flight to Atlanta a male began uttering anti-Semitic words to passengers aboard the aircraft,” Atlanta police said in their statement. “When the flight arrived at the gate the male continued the disturbance and refused to provide officers with identification.”
Toaf was jailed with no bond set.
Today a man on my plane went on an anti-Semitic tirade and demanded “all Jews raise their hands” so he could “indentify them.” Later, during the arrest he protested and resisted arrest.— Jordan Dale (@JordanDale9) November 22, 2018
Incredible work by Atlanta police, I highly recommend watching the whole video. pic.twitter.com/1BQif8Cvfk