Aug. 13, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP)
A woman who flew from San Jose to Southern California without a ticket was sentenced to 177 days in jail Wednesday after acknowledging that she violated her probation by returning to the Los Angeles airport.
Marilyn Jean Hartman, 62, was found wandering through airport terminals after a judge ordered her to stay away from the facility, said Frank Mateljan, spokesman for the city attorney’s office.
While ordering the sentence, Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner Alan Rubin scolded Hartman for wasting law enforcement resources at an airport that accommodates more than 65 million travelers a year.
“Recently we had shootings here, somebody killed here at LAX. There have been in the past bombing attempts,” Rubin said. “I want and I intend to have police resources to be used in those kinds of matters. Not this.”