UPDATE: JC Teen Held in Cairo to Return Home Sunday
COLUMBIA - As of Friday, Derrik Sweeney is on his way to a Cairo airport to catch a flight back the the U.S. according to his mother Joy Sweeney.
Sweeney was arrested for allegedly throwing molotov cocktails during a riot overseas.
He will be flying into St. Louis Saturday Night on United Flight 3414 and will arrive at 11:35 p.m. according to his mother. He will stay in a hotel in St. Louis Saturday night and appear on the Today Show early Sunday morning.
He is expected to be back in Jefferson City by 10 a.m. Sunday. Joy Sweeney says the family will hold a Family Thanksgiving from 2-4 p.m.