Man arrested after breaching security, sneaking into JetBlue plane’s cargo hold at Boston airport

A man got through a security door and into a JetBlue plane’s cargo hold on Monday at Boston Logan International Airport and was later arrested.

Sergiu Parfeni, 31, of Malden, Massachusetts, “exited the terminal through an emergency exit door, accessed the tarmac and briefly entered a plane’s cargo hold but was immediately removed by JetBlue ground operations employees,” Dave Procopio, director of media communications for the Massachusetts State Police, told USA TODAY in an email. USA TODAY has reached out to JetBlue for more information.

A bomb-sniffing dog found nothing hazardous nor suspicious during a sweep of the aircraft, and police haven’t found any evidence Parfeni “acted with terrorist intent,” Procopio said. Parfeni was booked on charges of trespassing, disorderly conduct and interfering with aircraft operation, according to police.

“Barring any unforeseen developments, Parfeni is expected to be bailed from the barracks to custody of a family member,” Procopio added, noting he is expected to appear Tuesday in East Boston District Court for arraignment.

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