Prosecutors offer plea deal to serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman – CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) – Cook County prosecutors have offered serial clandestine Marilyn Hartman a plea deal on several charges against her, dating back to 2018 when she snuck on a flight to London.
In a court hearing Thursday, Hartman’s lawyers told a judge they needed more time to discuss the plea offer with her. They are due to return to court on November 19.
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Hartman, 69, has been repeatedly arrested at O’Hare, Midway and other airports across the country, trying to sneak into planes. Hartman said she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
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Her last arrest was in March, when she was able to escape from a halfway house in March to go to O’Hare International Airport.
It was just two days after her exclusive interview with Brad Edwards of CBS 2. Hartman said she believed she bypassed airport security and slipped on about 30 flights in two decades.
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A judge rejected his request to transfer his criminal case to the mental health court.