DENVER (CBS4) – A man has been charged after he allegedly tried to stop a plane from departing at Denver International Airport.
Marc Rehmar has been charged with endangering public transportation and hindering transportation.READ MORE: Tri-County Health Investigating After Deer Trail School District Parents Claim Mask Mandate Is Being Ignored
The charges allege that about 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 6, Rehmar, 58, pushed open a secure emergency exit on the concourse and ran out onto the ramp area to try to stop a plane that was being pushed back from the gate.READ MORE: 'Shady... Cronyism' At Denver Parks And Rec Says City Council Member
The door triggered an alarm and airport employees and officers with the Denver Police Department responded immediately.
Authorities said Rehmar had apparently missed his flight to a high school reunion and was trying to stop the plane.MORE NEWS: Colfax Marathon Returns To The Streets After Pandemic
Rehmar has been released from custody on a $10,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in a Denver court on Friday to be formally advised of the charges.