MORRISVILLE, N.C. -- A North Carolina man working at Raleigh-Durham International Airport has been fired and arrested after using his security badge to help a friend avoid screening and catch her flight.
The News & Observer of Raleigh reported Tuesday that airport police charged 37-year-old Jonathan Carl Gregg of Garner with disorderly conduct. Gregg was employed by a subcontractor to maintain flight information video displays.
Officers say Gregg illegally used his security clearance to speed a friend to her gate in time for her early morning flight Monday. A Transportation Security Administration officer saw them and both were arrested on misdemeanor charges.
The passenger was charged with second-degree trespassing and forced to catch a later flight to New Orleans.
Information from: The News & Observer
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