Texas woman charged with assaulting attendant on flight to San Francisco
A United Airlines plane taxis by parked United jets at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago on April 14, 2020. - Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS

SAN FRANCISCO – A 50-year-old Cypress, Texas, woman has been charged with assaulting a flight attendant during a United Airlines flight from Alaska to San Francisco International Airport earlier this year, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Debby Dutton appeared Friday in Houston federal court to face a charge of interference by assault, threat or intimidation with flight crew members or attendants, prosecutors said in a news release. Citing a complaint filed in San Francisco federal court, prosecutors said Dutton was a passenger on a flight from Alaska to SFO on June 29. Early in the fl...