Air Marshal Took Upskirt Pics of Fliers: Cops

He's charged with disorderly conduct

By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner

Posted Oct 18, 2013 10:45 AM CDT

(Newser) – A federal air marshal was removed from a plane after police say he was caught taking upskirt photos of at least one passenger. The discovery and arrest yesterday happened on a flight from Nashville to Tampa and delayed the flight about an hour. The man who first reported the problem says he grabbed John Bartsch's phone when Bartsch noticed someone watching and tried to delete pictures. Bartsch was charged with disorderly conduct and the TSA says it is "in the process of suspending or terminating his employment." Newsy reports:

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