Man arrested after throwing flip-flop into crowd at Titans preseason game

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A drunk, disgruntled fan tossed his footwear into a crowd of people at Nissan Stadium this weekend during the Titans-Patriots match up, a Metro police report states.

According to police, a security officer observed Tate Avery become upset over a call, then watched as he threw his flip-flop into the crowd of fans.

Avery admitted to tossing the flip-flip and said he had been drinking beer, investigators said. Police advised Avery smelled strongly of alcohol, was unsteady on his feet and had slurred speech.

Tate Avery
Tate Avery (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

The 34-year-old was booked into the Metro jail Saturday night on charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

His bond was set at $1,000. A court date was scheduled for September 6.

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