'Serial Stowaway' arrested in Minneapolis before

The woman subbed the "Serial Stowaway," Marilyn Hartman has been in trouble at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport before last weekend's adventure.

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A month before she says she hopped aboard a flight last weekend from Minneapolis to Jacksonville, Fla., she was arrested at the airport for trespassing in early January.

On Jan. 9, the 63-year-old was arrested and later charged with a petty misdemeanor of trespassing and had to pay a $78 dollar fine. Airport police confirmed the arrest, but only released a few details because they consider it part of the current investigation. According to court records, she had been living at two different Minneapolis homeless shelters.

On Jan. 9, she tried to bluff her way through Checkpoint 6, but was turned away, and told to leave the airport. A few hours later, she was again spotted on the mezzanine level, and that's when she was arrested. This happened almost a month to the day of this latest incident, on Sunday, when she allegedly boarded a plane to Jacksonville, and she was arrested at a Jacksonville resort for trespassing. This year alone, Hartman has sneaked on to flights in San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles and Phoenix.

"Obviously, they'll be on watch for me so I wouldn't dare attempt this again," she said at LAX six months ago. That's apparently what she always says.

"Why they're trying to turn this against me I don't understand," she said.

In fact, in previous attempts, TSA won't even call it a security breach.

"The part of the screening she didn't undergo submitting ticket to document checker, but she did go through screening for prohibited items, this is not a security breach," San Jose International Airport spokeswoman Jose Rosemary Barnes said.

Sources told Fox 9 that TSA is very skeptical that she was actually at MSP Airport last weekend because they can't find her on any of the security cameras. Both of the direct flights from Minneapolis to Jacksonville leave out of the Concourse C, where the video coverage can be a bit spotty.
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