A drunk man named John Danley from Kennewick was arrested after he allegedly groped and assaulted a female cab driver while he was a customer.

The Kennewick police were called by an employee of the cab company after the incident Saturday afternoon, according to reports.

The female taxi driver picked up the man in the Southridge area. He immediately started making inappropriate comments and reached in the front seat to groped her.

The female taxi driver then drove to the taxi companies car lot located on the 400 block of Columbia Drive and left John Danley in the car while they waited for the police to arrive.

The Kennewick police arrived soon after and had to physically pull Danley from the car to arrest him.

52 year old John Danley was arrested and booked into the Benton County jail on an investigative hold for assault, trespass and obstructing a law enforcement officer. KPD #18-12228