The Navy SEAL credited with fatally taking pictures terrorist Osama bin Laden was reportedly arrested on two prices in Frisco, Texas, not too long ago.
Authorities booked 47-year-old Robert J. O’Neill into jail on Wednesday and launched him hours in a while a $3,500 bond, the Dallas Morning Information reported Friday.
— New York Publish (@nypost) August 26, 2023
In response to regulation enforcement, “O’Neill faces a Class A misdemeanor cost of assault inflicting bodily harm and a Class C misdemeanor cost of public intoxication. Jail information checklist solely the assault cost,” the newspaper stated, noting the Tennessee resident was within the space Tuesday to document a podcast.
Just a few years after bin Laden’s demise in 2011, O’Neill, a Montana native, stated he was the one who fired the pictures that killed the terrorist chief.
In response to the Information, he has obtained two Silver Stars, 4 Bronze Stars, and a Joint Service Commendation Medal.
Throughout an interview in September, O’Neill recalled the second he got here nose to nose with bin Laden and acknowledged him:
“The best way my mind labored was he’s taller than I assumed, he’s loads skinnier than I assumed he could be, his beard’s acquired some gray in it. That’s his nostril, that’s his face. He’s maneuvering, he’s not surrendering, he’s a risk, he’s a suicide, and I shot him,” he said, including he fired two pictures into the terrorist’s face and as soon as extra seconds later.
In August 2020, Delta Air Traces banned O’Neill after he took off his masks throughout a flight, Breitbart Information reported.
I simply acquired banned from @Delta for posting an image. Wow.
— Robert J. O’Neill (@mchooyah) August 20, 2020
The airline later confirmed the motion, stating that “a part of each buyer’s dedication previous to touring on Delta is the requirement to acknowledge our up to date journey insurance policies, which incorporates carrying a masks,” noting failure to conform “can lead to dropping the flexibility to fly Delta sooner or later.”
Nonetheless, O’Neill later defined in a social media submit he had the masks in his lap your complete time, writing, “I had my masks in my lap. Everybody has gone loopy.”
Per the Information article printed on Friday, “In 2016, prosecutors in Montana dropped a DUI cost towards O’Neill. Each side stipulated that the cost stemmed from prescription treatment he used to deal with a situation linked to his navy service, the Montana Normal reported.”