VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A naked Florida man was arrested on Friday at Daytona Beach International Airport after he prompted an evacuation with statements about a bomb.
Volusia County deputies responded to a call about a suspicious person at the airport around 6:30 a.m. Deputies say that the suspicious person, later identified as 25-year-old John T. Greenwood, had gone into an airport restroom that was under construction, placed a bag inside a hole in a wall and emerged from the restroom without wearing his clothes.
John T. Greenwood
Greenwood went to the baggage claim area, where he was chased by responding deputies. Greenwood was only wearing a pair of socks at the time.
Deputies say he did not immediately comply with commands to lie down on the floor, and he made statements indicating a bomb was about to go off in the airport. A deputy deployed his Taser on Greenwood, who was then taken into custody.
Bomb and K-9 units cleared the terminal and confirmed there were no explosive devices. The airport was reopened around 9:40 a.m.
Charges are pending against Greenwood including burglary, making a false bomb report, criminal mischief, resisting arrest without violence, exposure of sexual organs and unlawful possession of personal identification of another person.