14 September 2022: Bronx

A woman from the Bronx who pled guilty to shoving a flight attendant and spitting on another passenger while on a flight from Los Angeles to Dallas last year, was sentenced to four months in prison, according to U.S. Attorney’s Office in Arizona. Kelly Pichardo, 32, of The Bronx, pleaded guilty to a charge of interference with flight crew members following the 2021 flight during which she and co-defendant Leeza S. Rodriguez became unruly and violent while traveling as first-class passengers on an American Airlines flight. Pichardo was also sentenced to three years of supervised release. She was also fined $9,123 in restitution to American Airlines.