Interactive Timeline: Serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Interactive timeline of showing the number of incidences in which serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman has been arrested or detained by airport officials.


February 17 — ORD
Marilyn Jean Hartman was arrested on an airport bus shuttle center at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport.


February 15 — SFO
Hartman made it through San Francisco International Airport security and onto an airplane, but was caught when the actual seat holder arrived.


February 18 — SFO
Hartman was caught a second time, this time at the SFO security gate. She was told to leave the airport when she could not get through.


February 20 — SFO

Hartman was found with a discarded boarding pass and was arrested. The previous times she had been warned and told to leave the

Hartman had told authorities that she has cancer and that she had wanted to go somewhere warm.


March 18 — SFO
Hartman was arrested at a food court in the airport’s International Terminal around 9 a.m. on March 18 on suspicion of violating a court order and trespassing, according to Deputy Rebecca Rosenblatt. It did not appear that Hartman had tried to board a plane or gain access to a security checkpoint in this morning’s incident, Rosenblatt said. She did not have a boarding pass in her name or the money to purchase a ticket.


August 5 — SJC
Hartman passed all levels of Security at San Jose Mineta Airport and boarded a Southwest flight headed to Los Angeles. Flight crews noticed the Bay Area resident after doing a head count when the plane landed in Los Angeles, officials said.

Police arrested Hartman and charged her with trespassing after getting reports that she was not a ticketed passenger.


Aug 4 — LAX
Los Angeles police say they showed up at LAX Terminal #1 after getting reports the 62-year old Hartman had arrived on a flight from San Jose Mineta even though she was not a ticketed passenger on Southwest.

“Further investigation revealed there was no confirmed reservation in the system and Hartman had no documents to show proof that she had purchased a ticket,” the LAPD said in a written statement.

Police arrested Hartman ahd charged her with trespassing. She was held on $500 bail.


Aug 7 — LAX
Hartman was taken into custody again at Los Angeles International Airport, less than 24 hours after she pleaded no contest to charges she stowed away on a Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose.


August 20 — PHX
Hartman was spotted at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix attempting to enter a security checkpoint without a ticket. During that contact she was given a trespass warning by officers and removed from the airport property.


August 26 — PHX
Hartman was taken into custody Tuesday, Aug. 26, at about 11:30 a.m. at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix. She was arrested in terminal 4, near baggage claim, a non-secure area of the terminal for criminal trespass, authorities said.

Hartman was recognized by airport personnel loitering around a checkpoint and again was not in possession of an airline ticket.


February 8 — JAX

Hartman got caught in Florida and was charged with fraud/impersonation, defrauding an innkeeper and trespassing.

The Nassau County Sheriff’s Department says Marilyn Hartman was arrested Sunday after admitting she checked in at a Jacksonville resort under a false name. Sheriff’s officials say the 63-year-old Hartman claimed she flew from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Jacksonville without a ticket.


April 24 — ORD

Chicago police say that Hartman was caught April 24 at about 4 p.m. while loitering in a restricted area near the ticketing counter in Chicago O’Hare International Airport’s international terminal.

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