‘Serial stowaway’ Marilyn Hartman is being held with out bond following her arrest at Chicago’s O’Hare Worldwide Airport on Tuesday after she left the residential facility the place she was being electronically monitored.
The Prepare dinner County Sheriff’s Workplace informed CNN in an announcement that it was notified that she had left the ability round midday Tuesday, and that digital monitoring workers instantly started looking for her location.
“Employees tried to contact Hartman utilizing the telephone constructed into the gadget, however Hartman didn’t reply,” the assertion stated. “Digital Monitoring Unit Investigators discovered that her gadget indicated she was touring within the route of O’Hare Worldwide Airport.”
As investigators headed to the airport, the sheriff’s workplace notified the Chicago Police Division that Hartman gave the impression to be headed to the airport, in line with the assertion. Round 1:38 p.m., police have been notified that Hartman was near Terminal 1.
An alarm was activated on her ankle monitoring gadget and he or she was detained by Chicago law enforcement officials, the assertion stated. Hartman didn’t enter any safe areas, the sheriff’s workplace stated.
Hartman, 69, was returned to the Cook County Jail. Hartman appeared in Prepare dinner County Circuit Courtroom on Thursday, in line with her lawyer Parle Roe-Taylor. Hartman is just not in a position to put up bond or be launched at the moment, Roe-Taylor stated.
Hartman is presently being held on two bonds, Roe-Taylor informed CNN in an electronic mail Thursday. One is $100,000 for an escape cost stemming from her arrest on Tuesday and the opposite is a “no bond” maintain for violations of her parole situations and bail bond.
“Even when she have been in a position to put up bond on the one matter, she would nonetheless not be launched due to the ‘no bond’ holds,” Roe-Taylor stated.
Hartman is due again in court docket on March 22 and once more on April 7, in line with Roe-Taylor.
On Wednesday, Roe-Taylor stated that Hartman continues to battle psychological well being points and characterised her actions that led to Tuesday’s arrest as a relapse.
“She continues to battle as a homeless particular person inside a system that’s not designed to adequately tackle the psychological well being points Ms. Hartman presents. Till this arrest, Ms. Hartman had been steady for the previous yr and a half, cooperative and with out incident,” Parle Roe-Taylor wrote in an electronic mail to CNN on Wednesday.
“Sadly, relapse is a part of what occurs generally throughout remedy. Relapses should be addressed by remedy, and never punitively,” Roe-Taylor wrote.
Roe-Taylor added that Hartman is a nonviolent particular person “who has not proven to be a danger for harming others.”
Authorities at A Protected Haven, the non-profit house the place Hartman has been residing, informed CNN affiliate WBBM that they had no remark Tuesday on how Hartman managed to go away the residence.
A development of airport arrests
Hartman first made national headlines in August 2014, when she was arrested at Los Angeles Worldwide Airport for efficiently boarding a flight from Mineta San Jose Worldwide Airport with out a ticket. She pleaded no contest to the fees and was sentenced to probation. The following day she was rearrested at Los Angeles Worldwide Airport.
Her streak continued at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix. On August 14, Hartman was given a warning for attempting to enter a safety checkpoint with out a ticket. Twelve days later, she was arrested in an airport terminal for felony trespass. A day after that, Hartman was once more seen loitering round a safety checkpoint, Phoenix police stated.
She was arrested in Florida in 2015. One other arrest adopted at O’Hare in 2016 for violating her probation, which forbid her from setting foot on airport property. She was sentenced to 6 months of home arrest in a psychological well being facility for violating court docket orders to avoid airports, WBBM reported.
She was then arrested at O’Hare once more in January 2018 after British officers had detained her in London. She was charged with one misdemeanor rely of trespassing and one felony rely of theft after she succeeded in touring from Chicago to London with out a passport or boarding go.
WBBM reported that Hartman was launched from Prepare dinner County Jail and placed on house monitoring in March 2020 after being attacked on the jail, and after the coronavirus pandemic grew to become a priority for inmates.
Reporters who’ve adopted her arrests stated the success of her evasive maneuvers depends upon her skill to mix right into a crowd as a seemingly innocent, aged white girl.
CNN’s Keith Allen, Marlena Baldacci, Emanuella Grinberg and Carma Hassan contributed to this report.