MESA, Ariz., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Police in Arizona said they arrested a man who was caught throwing oranges at airplanes and sniffing spray paint near an airport.
Investigators said they responded to a call at the Falcon Field municipal airport in Mesa and found Brian Henio, 33, in a neighboring orange grove throwing fruit at the planes, The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, reported Wednesday.
Police said Henio had paint on his upper lip and they recognized the smell of spray paint.
The suspect, who was described by police as "extremely jittery," told officers he knew he was trespassing and wanted to go to New Mexico, the arrest report said.
Henio, who allegedly tried to resist being handcuffed, was arrested and charged with possession of a vapor releasing substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and trespassing. He was taken to the Mesa City Jail.