Cleveland firefighter arrested 3 times in 24 hours

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Getting kicked off a plane and arrested at the airport is obnoxious, but you can see how someone could have a bad day and exercise poor judgment, right?  What if it happens a second time? How about a third, in one 24-hour period?

That’s what happened to a Cleveland firefighter, and it’s all on police body cam on Monday afternoon.

Officers responded to a call from a JetBlue crew at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport of a passenger being disruptive at the gate.

That passenger is fire battalion chief William Graham.

Body cam video shows Graham getting louder and more combative.

Officers escorted Graham outside where he repeatedly tries to go back inside.

The next morning, Graham boarded a rebooked flight. But officers were called a second time after a flight crew reported Graham failed to follow safety instructions while taxiing and caused a disturbance.

After several minutes of arguing, Graham got off the plane, but not before verbally attacking JetBlue employees.

That same day, Graham returned to the airport and was arrested for a third time for disorderly conduct.

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