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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Marilyn Hartman, Woman Arrested for Sneaking Onto Hawaii-Bound Flight, Busted at SFO Yet Again

Posted By on Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 12:56 PM

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Marilyn Hartman is quickly becoming our new favorite local scofflaw-- and we use the word "scofflaw" lightly here.

Hartman, the 62-year-old woman who was arrested after attempting to board a Hawaii-bound plane on three different occasions, was busted a fifth time this week at San Francisco International Airport in violation of a court order prohibiting her from being at SFO.

According to the San Mateo Daily Journal, Hartman was arrested on Wednesday after she was spotted in the baggage claim at SFO.

It appears she was carrying the same luggage she has brought to the airport every time she's tried to sneak off to Hawaii.

Although there's no sign that she attempted to board a plane on Wednesday, she was still arrested on suspicion of trespassing, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's spokeswoman Rebecca Rosenblatt.

Her arrest comes exactly one week after Hartman was arraigned for trespassing charges after she was spotted chowing down at the food court at SFO. She was released on her own recognizance and a jury trial is scheduled for Aug. 4, the Journal reports.

Last month, Hartman attempted to get a free ride to Hawaii on three separate occasions. She actually made it onto the plane after piggybacking her way through security. She was buckled up and ready to go to Hawaii until the real ticket holder informed Hartman that she was in their seat.

She was busted again a few days later at the security gate and then a third time she was found with a trashed boarding pass on hand. Finally, police arrested her and a court order prohibited her from being at SFO unless she honestly had a ticket to fly somewhere.

And then, a few weeks later, Hartman was spotted at the food court.

Hartman has told authorities she has cancer and was just trying to get somewhere warm. Police have not been able to confirm this story.

Feeling her clear desperation to get the hell outta dodge, the community has started a fundraising campaign to buy Hartman a roundtrip ticket to Hawaii. As of today, $540 has been raised. If you'd like to chip in to get Hartman to Hawaii, go here.

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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