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Cops nail Newark scare guy
NY Post ^ | PHILIP MESSING

Posted on 01/09/2010 5:57:14 AM PST by Upstate NY Guy

Buss-ted!

Cops have caught the notorious kissing bandit who caused a major security scare at Newark Airport Sunday when he strolled through a checkpoint the wrong way to give his girlfriend a smooch goodbye, sources said.

Haisong Jiang, a 28-year-old Rutgers bio-medical research grad student, brought the busy airport to a standstill and sparked a weeklong manhunt, sources said.

The stunning breach was missed by TSA guard Ruben Hernandez, who left his post, but was called a "model employee" by a union official.

After scouring images of license plates at the airport parking lot and matching them to passenger lists, Port Authority detectives identified Jiang as a suspect and went to his home in Piscataway, NJ, at 7:30 p.m. yesterday.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: New Jersey; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: airport; airportsecurity; ark; kissing; newark; security; securitybreach; tsa
Picture of scary Rutgers kissing bandit. (/sarcasm)


1 posted on 01/09/2010 5:57:18 AM PST by Upstate NY Guy
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To: Upstate NY Guy

He’ll probably get more punishment than that moron that caused the authorities to turn the plane around out west and have it escorted back by F-16s.


2 posted on 01/09/2010 6:01:26 AM PST by Past Your Eyes (You don't have to be ignorant to be a Democrat...but if you are...so what?)
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To: Upstate NY Guy
After scouring images of license plates at the airport parking lot and matching them to passenger lists, Port Authority detectives identified Jiang as a suspect and went to his home in Piscataway, NJ, at 7:30 p.m. yesterday.

IOW, after determining that there never really was any malice, they threw down on this guy to make a public spectacle in retaliation for him inadvertantly uncovering the government incompetence.

3 posted on 01/09/2010 6:01:39 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: Upstate NY Guy
This proves the worst offense you can commit in the United States is to embarrass law enforcement. They will move heaven and Earth to get back at you.

Murdering terrorists are a lower priority than a man who inadvertently makes a fool of law enforcement.

The scale of this vendetta is REALLY scary and speaks volumes about the hopelessness of our plight in America.

4 posted on 01/09/2010 6:08:09 AM PST by NoControllingLegalAuthority (Tyranny - are we there yet?)
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To: sam_paine
Exactly.

Rule number one: Don't ever make Big Brother look incompetent in the new USSA, comrade!

5 posted on 01/09/2010 6:09:36 AM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: NoControllingLegalAuthority

GMTA


6 posted on 01/09/2010 6:10:02 AM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: sam_paine
“they threw down on this guy to make a public spectacle in retaliation for him inadvertantly uncovering the government incompetence.”

Poor guy, he should have come forward asap. He embarrassed the TSA, now they are going to come down on him like a ton of bricks.

7 posted on 01/09/2010 6:10:13 AM PST by alice_in_bubbaland (Markets and Marxists Don't Mix! Audit the FED NOW!)
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To: sam_paine

You are correct. The government pencil pushers don’t like it when you show the public that they’re essentially a make work program for the skill deficient idiots in our country. If they could really “do something “ they wouldn’t have to work for the government.


8 posted on 01/09/2010 6:11:39 AM PST by erman
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To: erman

He embarrassed the TSA...He will pay.


9 posted on 01/09/2010 6:14:28 AM PST by hal ogen
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To: Upstate NY Guy

do you think they’ll slap the wrist of the TSA GUY WHO ABANDONED HIS POST real hard? they’re already spinning him as a model employee.

let’s see...TSA guy is responsible for his part in preventing terror attacks in usa...abandons post...is called model employee.......yep...it all makes sense.


10 posted on 01/09/2010 6:14:28 AM PST by mreerm
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To: mreerm

POTUS just said we’re at war.

What happens to a soldier on guard duty who abandons his post during a war?


11 posted on 01/09/2010 6:25:28 AM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: Upstate NY Guy
I always thought it was idiotic to have one person watching the exit door from the terminals.

All the screeners, machines, dogs, etc at the entrance mean jack sh** as soon as that one guy looks away. The only reason this guy was caught is a passenger did their duty.

Heck, even subways have one-way doors to prevent fare jumpers. I guess it's all a show unless big brother's cashflow is threatened.

12 posted on 01/09/2010 6:26:11 AM PST by varyouga (2 natural disasters, zerO action. Obama doesn't care about white people!)
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To: Past Your Eyes

Dry run. All of this is adding up to dry runs. Bad moon rising here.


13 posted on 01/09/2010 6:36:07 AM PST by John-Irish ("Shame of him who thinks of it''.)
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To: Travis McGee
POTUS just said we’re at war.

I'm just wondering who they think the enemy is though.

No need to answer. I'm pretty sure I know.

14 posted on 01/09/2010 6:44:55 AM PST by seowulf (Petraeus, cross the Rubicon.)
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To: Travis McGee

“What happens to a soldier on guard duty who abandons his post during a war?”

If he’s a good little union soldier he gets a raise and a promotion to organizer.

I can’t believe that we let any gun carrying agency be unionized in this country.


15 posted on 01/09/2010 6:52:22 AM PST by A Strict Constructionist (How long before we are forced to refresh the Tree of Liberty? Sic semper tryannis)
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To: sam_paine
IOW, after determining that there never really was any malice, they threw down on this guy to make a public spectacle in retaliation for him inadvertantly uncovering the government incompetence.

BTTT

16 posted on 01/09/2010 6:54:05 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: NoControllingLegalAuthority
This proves the worst offense you can commit in the United States is to embarrass law enforcement. They will move heaven and Earth to get back at you.

Definitely.

17 posted on 01/09/2010 6:57:49 AM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: wideawake; alice_in_bubbaland; erman; Travis McGee
With apologies, I think your private response needs to be aired, because if your opinion were to be held widely and applied, then we could also justify any number of anti-constitutional anti-liberty retribution on "people who should know better."


He knew he was breaking the law and he deliberately broke the law by waiting until the incompetent guard wasn’t looking.
He’s 28 and a PhD student - not just a dumb kid. He was fully aware that he was breaching airport security and as a frequent international traveler he was fully aware of the implications of that breach. He just didn’t care.

No. No malice.

He broke a rule. Had the TSA agent been there, they could've asessed the situation and merely told him no. Or, they could have perhaps even detained, or maybe arrested and charged him. Quietly, off camera, etc.

They are now trumpeting his 'capture' in order to save bureaucratic skin, to close the ranks...not to serve any security purpose. This effort is designed as a "long arm of the law" lesson for regular citizens. The "plenty of security holes available" for potential terrorists is long gone by, and didn't need this incident to show them that.

18 posted on 01/09/2010 6:58:12 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: Travis McGee

“POTUS just said we’re at war.
What happens to a soldier on guard duty who abandons his post during a war?”

i’m learning that NOTHING that comes out of that mans mouth contains ANY TRUTH


19 posted on 01/09/2010 6:59:15 AM PST by mreerm
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To: varyouga
Heck, even subways have one-way doors to prevent fare jumpers.

Yup. A simple turnstile would have done the job that this guard failed to do.

20 posted on 01/09/2010 7:04:24 AM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: Upstate NY Guy
WOW!

"After scouring images of license plates at the airport parking lot and matching them to passenger lists"

They can match license plates to passengers??!!!!!!!!!
Don't know why, but that's creepy, interesting to know. Next kissing dude should take a cab.

How did they get the plates? were the cameras working after all?

21 posted on 01/09/2010 7:08:22 AM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: wideawake; alice_in_bubbaland; erman; Travis McGee; thackney
And one more thing, wideawake, because I travel, and I have to travel a lot, for years. Probably for the rest of my career, and so this incompetence directly affects my quality of life, and does demonstrably nothing for my security.

If you have any knowledge of checkpoint procedure, add one part mechanical aptitude, and one part imagination and one part malice....what do you see here?

Wheelchair bound persons are routinely routed through the open security exit passage that this guy went through.

Wheelchairs are made of hollow metal tubing.

The handicapped person is wanded down, and the wheelchair is given the once over by one of these "model employee" TSA boobs.

Once the wheelchair is through security, proceed to any roomy handicapped stall to retrieve your smuggled components and assemble them at your convenience and deliver them to whomever you choose inside the "secure area."

I think your assessment is pretty accurate that this particular guy should have known better.

Unfortunately, so do the terrorists, and all this should tell us is that the TSA is a barking junkyard dog which only bites the innocent, and ignores thieves because it's cold outside the doghouse at night.

22 posted on 01/09/2010 7:14:23 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: Upstate NY Guy

Time for someone’s student visa to be cancelled. Freepers id’d him first last night. See posts 4 here, and 6.
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2424409/posts?page=6#6


23 posted on 01/09/2010 7:15:56 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: Travis McGee

Also, slipping a kiss this time, slipping a bomb the next.He broke laws that he was aware of and should be punished.


24 posted on 01/09/2010 7:16:57 AM PST by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: varyouga

Yes. Once again the passengers, not the TSA or Homeland Security, saved the day.


25 posted on 01/09/2010 7:17:28 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: Upstate NY Guy

An utter disgrace to himself and the University.


26 posted on 01/09/2010 7:25:56 AM PST by RU88 (Bow to no man)
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To: Upstate NY Guy

Don’t like going against the flow here, but...

This guy did break the rules, and that led to a lot of lost time, money and energy on the part of the airport, airlines, passengers, and yes, the gubment.

Without a doubt, there was no malice intended, but he’s from China, so he’s no stranger to a multitude of rules and regs...whether serious or silly rules. He’s also no dummy if he’s at Rutgers.

He took a chance, lost, and now should suffer the consequences, as we would expect to happen to us if we pulled a bonehead move like this and got caught.

Personally, I think folks that pull stunts like this should be held civilly responsible for the financial damages caused...man hours, time lost, planes delayed, missed flights, baggage misdirected. A little tough, I know, but we don’t need garbage like this happening in the middle of a “real war” with real terrorists trying to kill us.

Of course, I guess it also depends on how hot the girlfriend is...


27 posted on 01/09/2010 7:28:10 AM PST by moovova (More coffee please...make it a double.)
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To: Travis McGee

Big Brother said “War is Peace”.
Big Sister said “the system worked really smoothly.”
Source: The Ministry of Truth


28 posted on 01/09/2010 7:28:48 AM PST by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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