A New Jersey woman known as “the tanning mom” was sent to a temporary detox facility by law enforcement officials on June 13 for being intoxicated at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Metropolitan Airports Commission spokesman Patrick Hogan said airport police were called to the Delta ticket counter June 13 because of an intoxicated woman.
Hogan says Patricia Krentcil, 44, wasn't arrested but was taken to a detox facility to sober up. He didn't know if or when she had been released. She couldn't be reached at her home number Saturday by the Associated Press.
Krentcil, a compulsive tanner, came to fame after her five-year-old daughter was burned from allegedly visiting a tanning salon with her mother in April 2012. She was charged with child endangerment, but a grand jury declined to indict her in the sensationalized case.