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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Marilyn Hartman, Woman Arrested After Sneaking Onto Hawaii-Bound Flight, Busted at SFO Again (Update)

Posted By on Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 8:35 AM

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Update 10:42 a.m.: Turns out, Marilyn Hartman isn't the only one who wants Marilyn Hartman to get a free trip to Hawaii. Donors are starting to trickle in, kicking over their hard-earned cash to help buy this complete stranger her very own roundtrip ticket to Hawaii. Check out this Go Fund Me campaign where six donors have already amassed $135 for her trip. The goal is to collect $2,500, because you know Hawaii ain't cheap. So go ahead, help a desperate traveler get the hell away from this fog.

Original Story 8:35 a.m.: Some people never learn. Either that or they just really like overpriced airport food.

Once again, local freeloader Marilyn Jean Hartman was busted at SFO, in violation of a court order forcing her to stay away from San Francisco International Airport. Hartman, 62, was recently detained after attempting on three separate occasions to board a plane to Hawaii -- for free. After the third try, police finally arrested her and a judge finally ordered her to stay far away from SFO.

But on Tuesday, Hartman, a retired legal secretary, was seen at the airport chowing down at the food court, KTVU reports.

Although it appeared a ticketless Hartman had not tried to sneak onto the plane this time, she was in violation of a court order prohibiting from her being at SFO, San Mateo County Deputy Rebecca Rosenblatt told KTVU.

Last month, Hartman attempted to get a free ride to Hawaii; one time, she was able to piggyback her way through security and make it onto a United Airlines plane. It worked until another passenger boarded the plane and alerted Hartman to the fact that she was in their seat.

The second time she was caught at the security gate and forced to leave the airport; and the third time, Hartman was busted with a trashed boarding pass and was arrested. After pleading no contest in court, a judge ordered her to 18 months of probation along with a stay-away from SFO unless of course she had purchased a ticket to fly.

Will someone buy her a plane ticket already?

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