Naked man claimed to have bomb at Daytona International Airport, deputies say

Naked man claimed to have bomb at Daytona International Airport, deputies say

Greenwood was in the buff when he came out of the bathroom and climbed onto the baggage carousel, claiming that "a bomb was about to go off", the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office also said they would hold a news conference over the story at some time between 9:30 and 9:45 A.M. EST to give further details.

According to the sheriff, the man, identified as 25-year-old John Greenwood, was naked, and ran through the airport, and onto the baggage carousel. That's when he told them he planted a bomb somewhere in the airport.

The station reports that a bomb squad used K-9 units to search the airport, but no bomb was found and the airport returned to normal operations.

He credits those plans for evacuating people out of the airport on Friday morning.

As News4Jax reported, records show that Greenwood is awaiting trial stemming from a 2017 arrest for battery on a first responder.

"Greenwood is a frequent flyer", Chitwood said of the suspect, meaning he has had numerous run-ins with police. The man had arrived at the airport with his clothes on but emerged from a bathroom naked, Chitwood said. "He was naked. He was on the baggage carousel trying to get out onto the tarmac".

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"I'm naked, bro", said Greenwood. "Just get me out of here, please".

Greenwood eventually informed deputies he had ingested ecstasy and other drugs Thursday night.

"What if I pull them out?"

Greenwood faces multiple charges, including burglary, making false report concerning a bomb, criminal mischief, resisting arrest without violence, exposure of sexual organs and unlawful possession of someone else's identification.

The man entered Daytona Beach International Airport fully clothed and went into the ladies' loo, where he hollowed out a hole in a wall and put a backpack in it.

John Greenwood, 25, was taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation.

Two flights were reportedly departing the airport at the time of the incident, and officials said that all affected passengers, who waited outside the airport for about 90 minutes, were re-screened before boarding their flights.