Chicago police said Marilyn Hartman, 66, of Grayslake, Ill., apparently got through airport security without a boarding pass or passport Sunday, flew to the London airport and was detained by British Customs officials when she landed Monday morning.

According to a release Friday, Hartman was sent back to Chicago and landed at O’Hare on Thursday.

Charges include felony theft and misdemeanor criminal trespassing.



Investigators told WMAQ-TV that they believe she spent close to 24 hours inside O’Hare’s Terminal 5, made it past security and boarded the British Airways flight.

Airline personnel realized she did not belong on the flight and didn’t have a passport.

Hartman has been arrested several times on charges she attempted to or successfully boarded flights, with the most recent instance in 2016. In that case, Hartman was given probation after pleading guilty in a February 2016 trespassing charge. She was sentenced to 364 days in jail a few weeks later, according to court records

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  • Ron Holm | Jan 20,2018

    Now dont you feel safer.?

  • Georgie Grams Kos | Jan 20,2018

    How does she do it?

  • Nikko Santiago Jefferson | Jan 20,2018

    Mitzi Mitchell coz TSA is too busy inspecting my sequins sweater ‍♀️

  • Shirley Street | Jan 21,2018

    She watched “Airport” too many times…lol

  • Jason Mountie | Jan 21,2018

    She is obviously “not right”… harmless, but what does this say about the TSA…

  • Donna J Markus Clark | Jan 21,2018

    I don’t understand how she gets in the gate to board. I thought the airline attendant looks at your ticket!

  • Jasmine Stauffer | Jan 21,2018

    Who’s watching this lady? Where’s her family to take care of her. She needs help! That’s not safe or normal! Oh

  • Elvira Flores | Jan 22,2018

    Jose Roman

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