Naked Man Found Swimming Next To JFK Airport Fuel Farm

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities say a man was found swimming naked in a waterway next to the fuel farm of New York’s Kennedy Airport.

A spokesman for the airport’s operator, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, says airport patrols spotted the swimmer Tuesday morning.

The spokesman, Steven Coleman, says the man ran toward the fuel farm when the patrols approached. He was caught near a boat dock and never entered the restricted area.

The man was taken to a hospital for psychiatric evaluation. He has been charged with criminal trespass, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

Perimeter security plans are the airports’ responsibility, but they’re approved by the Transportation Security Administration.

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  • flea

    A new summer olympic event…”fuel farm swimming”

  • joey mariconne

    At least he was in birthday suit. Only anal cavity search needs to be perform.

  • Jimney

    Well at least he didn’t have to get searched by the TSA.

  • Rick


  • Robert Senn

    if its anything like newark there is no security hole in fences lots of holes bridges to jump off places to through butts right on tankers no searching of cars ore trucks and no fire protection

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