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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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

Posted By on Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 1:42 PM

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Marilyn Hartman is back in the headlines again after she was reportedly arrested after being spotted at SFO recently in violation of her court order to stay away from the airport.

Hartman, who is quickly becoming a local celeb, was banned from SFO after she was busted three times trying to sneak onto flights to Hawaii. On one of those occasions, she managed to slip past security and board a flight to the Aloha State. She was all buckled in and ready for Paradise when the passenger who actually paid for the seat alerted authorities.

On the third attempt, she tried to get on board with a discarded plane ticket. Authorities arrested her and a judge issued a court order for Hartman to stay away from SFO unless she had a ticket to fly someone -- preferably one that she had paid for. After that, she was found another two times, once in the baggage claim and another time chowing down at the food court. Both times, she was arrested on suspicion of trespassing.

And then again on Monday, Hartman was seen at SFO in the food court bathroom where she was arrested for allegedly trespassing, the San Mateo Daily News reports.

If convicted, Hartman's next vacation could be an extended stay to jail, according to the newspaper.

Hartman, 62, is scheduled to appear in San Mateo County Superior Court today. We contacted District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe to see what prosecutors plan to do with this scofflaw. We'll update this post when we hear back.

The community, amused by Hartman's determination to get to Hawaii, started a fundraising campaign to buy her a roundtrip ticket to Hawaii. So far, donors have kicked in $760, leaving messages of support like the following:

I wish you all the best no matter the reason for your trip, you deserve it. Best of luck

Anyone who works that hard to fly deserves a ticket

It's nice to be kind to women who are 62 and don't have the money to go to Hawaii. We should have more funding like this. It's a great idea thank you for starting this. Please make sure she gets the money.

Marilyn, All the best to you, hope you find what you are looking for. Aloha :) Angelina

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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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