The 19-year-old son of teabagger Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) was arrested at the Charlotte airport Saturday night, WCNC reports:
Police say William Paul was drunk and being disruptive.
When Paul was taken in to custody, he told authorities his dad is Kentucky Senator Rand Paul.
There’s no word on where he got the alcohol, or if anyone will face charges for serving the 19-year-old.
Moira Bagley, communications director for Senator Paul released the following statement on Sunday afternoon:
Sen. Paul is a national public figure and subject to scrutiny in the public arena, however, as many parents with teenagers would understand, his family should be afforded the privacy and respect they deserve in a situation such as this.
Watch the WCNC report, AFTER THE JUMP...