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Melvin Townsend III Criminal Records: Mike Tyson punches passenger

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Melvin Townsend III

Melvin Townsend broke into a home in 2018 and stole a trailer, which he connected to his truck. On a flight, Melvin Townsend III allegedly attacked a passenger named Melvin Townsend III. According to reports, the incident occurred on a JetBlue flight from San Francisco International Airport to Florida. Melvin Townsend III rose to prominence after being thrashed by Mike Tyson on an aircraft. The 36-year-old, however, finds out to have a significant criminal past and is no stranger to legal difficulties.

Melvin Townsend III, who is he?

Melvin Townsend III has a lengthy criminal record, which was just revealed. He had previously been found guilty of fraud, grand theft, burglary, narcotics possession, and stolen property trafficking. Townsend broke into a home in 2018 and stole a trailer, which he connected to his truck. He’s also been charged with oxycodone possession. Official documents provide no additional details, but he served his time in prison twice, for 20 and 15 months, respectively.


Melvin Townsend III, what did he do to Mike Tyson?

Mike Tyson struck Melvin Townsend in the face on the plane, hurting him. Despite Tyson’s repeated efforts for him to calm down, he was an ardent supporter who kept talking in his ear. Witnesses claim Tyson was first nonchalant about all of his admirers on the plane asking for photos. He gave his permission and even took pictures with them. Melvin Townsend, who sat in the row behind Tyson, was enamoured with him. At first, the boxer was patient, but as Melvin Townsend continued to annoy him, he became upset and struck him several times. Melvin Townsend was then brought to the hospital to be treated for his injuries, and police were dispatched.


According to a video obtained by an internet news website, witnesses claim Tyson exited the plane just seconds after punching the victim. San Francisco officers seized two unidentified passengers from the airplane and handed over a video of the incident to San Mateo County cops.


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