CHICAGO, Feb. 18 (UPI) — A woman dubbed the “Serial Stowaway” for her habit of attempting to board planes without a ticket was arrested again at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.
Police took Marilyn Hartman, 64, into custody Wednesday and charged her with trespassing in the latest in a string of arrests involving the violation of security rules at airports.
In July 2015 she attempted to board a plane at Chicago’s Midway Field without a ticket, a day after she was released from jail for a similar offense, and in 2014 was arrested after flying from San Jose, Calif., to Los Angeles without a ticket. She was also arrested in Phoenix in 2014 on a criminal trespassing charge, her third arrest in a month.
Hartman’s arrest record includes trespassing, reckless conduct and other airport-related breaches of security in Illinois, Florida, Arizona and the San Francisco area. She has spent at least 145 days in jail.
Hartman was recently confined to a mental health facility but was moved to a facility with fewer restrictions of movement. As part of her mental health probation, she was ordered to stay away from airports.