Man Arrested For Riding Bike On O’Hare Runway

CHICAGO (STMW) — Bond was set at $200,000 Friday for a south suburban man charged with riding a bike on an O’Hare Airport runway Thursday night, then trying to go inside the terminal through a security door.

Marlow Sahron Land, Jr., 22, of the 17300 block of West Wausau Court in South Holland was charged with one count of criminal trespass to a restricted area of an airport, police said.

He was ordered held on $200,000 bond Friday and a preliminary hearing was set for Oct. 14, Cook County State’s Attorney’s office spokeswoman Tandra Simonton said.

Land was detained after accessing a secured area at O’Hare on Thursday about 10:35 p.m., police said.

Prosecutors said he was riding a bicycle on a runway, then tried to enter through a security door near the American Airlines terminal.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2010. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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