A University of New Mexico football player will not face charges for trying to board a flight with pants that drooped below his waistline.
Deshon Marman, 20, who was boarding a from San Francisco Albuquerque, N.M., when a US Airways employee asked him to pull up his pants. Marman refused both to cover up and to exit the plane when asked, and subequently was arrested Marman on suspicion of trespassing, battery of a police officer, and obstruction of a police investigation.
I don't think I was dressing offensive to anybody, Marman told KGO-TV. The way a person chooses to dress personally shouldn't have anything to do with anybody. There's a lot of things I could have done differently, but it happened in the past and I'm ready to move forward.
Marman's attorney charged that racial discrimination played into the charges. Marman is African-American.