Naked man tasered at Florida airport

Naked man tasered at Florida airport

Chitwood revealed Greenwood was "well known" to local police and had been arrested a number of times previously.

"Between the Volusia County sheriff's department and the airport staff, the teamwork was tremendous this morning and hopefully we met all the passenger's needs, which I think we did", said Jay Cassens, Daytona Beach International Airport's public information officer.

Officials said a piece of wall was hollowed out, and Greenwood placed his backpack and clothing inside.

Released police body-camera footage shows the moments cops initially encountered a naked Greenwood who was Tasered after he didn't comply with officers' commands. "He was naked. He was on the baggage carousel trying to get out onto the tarmac".

"#BREAKING: Naked man claims to have bomb, causes scare at #DaytonaBeach Int'l Airport acc to VCSO".

Previous to Friday's arrest, Greenwood has been taken into involuntary custody under the state's Baker Act for mental evaluation at least twice, the sheriff said.

'Fortunately for us, it was not a bomb, ' Chitwood said.

Volusia County deputies said John Greenwood entered the airport around 6:30 a.m. The bomb's going to go off.

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"There was an attempted security breach in the baggage claim area".

"I planted a bomb in the bathroom", Chitwood said the suspect told deputies.

A man is facing federal charges after officials say he made a bomb threat in a Florida airport on Friday while wearing nothing more than his socks and a watch.

Greenwood has addresses in Daytona Beach and Port Orange, according to Chitwood.

All passengers were held in the short-term parking lot and flights were grounded while crews searched the airport.

After being transferred to Halifax Health, Greenwood told deputies he had ingested drugs, including ecstasy.

Greenwood was arrested nine months ago on charges of aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, battery on an emergency medical care provider and resisting an officer with violence. They were calling loved ones on their phones and also contacting American and Delta airlines to make sure they could still get a connecting flight out of Charlotte, North Carolina, or Atlanta, respectively.

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