A girl referred to as a “serial stowaway” was arrested Friday after an try and get round safety in Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.
Around 10 p.m., officers caught 67-year-old Marilyn Hartman attempting to maneuver TSA line dividers. She was then apprehended and brought into custody, the place she awaits formal fees.
Earlier this yr, Hartman was sentenced to 18 months of probation following an analogous incident through which she received on a airplane to London and not using a boarding go. After pleading responsible, Hartman apologized to the airport and for “causing problems for them,” WGN reported. She is not permitted within the metropolis’s O’Hare or Midway airports and not using a ticket.
In 2018, Hartman was profitable in breaching the TSA at O’Hare, and made it to London’s Heathrow Airport with neither a ticket or passport. It was not till the airplane had taken off that airline personnel realized Hartman had not bought her flight.
British Customs officers detained Hartman instantly after the airplane reached the airport. She was despatched again to Chicago the place she was charged with felony theft and misdemeanor legal trespass, however had been declared unfit for trial. She was moved to a psychological well being facility in July.
It stays unclear how Hartman was capable of elude safety.
“This matter is subject to an ongoing investigation and TSA is working closely with our law enforcement and airline partners in that effort,” a spokesperson for the TSA had stated on the time—based on the Chicago Tribune. “During the initial investigation it was determined that the passenger was screened at the security checkpoint before boarding a flight. Upon learning of the incident TSA, and its aviation partners took immediate action to review security practices throughout the airport.”
Local media reported the Chicago Department of Aviation had launched an announcement claiming that nobody on the airplane had been harmed by the safety breach.
According to earlier reporting by Newsweek, Hartman has had previous run-ins with legislation enforcement for attempting to sneak on planes—by her personal admission.
“I told you the last three or four times, I hope I never see you again. I don’t feel very confident about that,” Judge William Raines advised Hartman in 2016. “I think you’re going to be back.”
Hartman was first known as a “serial stowaway” by Cook County prosecutors following an arrest at O’Hare in July 2015, the Chicago Tribune famous.