Man Skips Pat-Down, Opts for Strip-Down

And he's now facing charges
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 22, 2010 7:08 PM CST
Man Skips Pat-Down, Opts for Strip-Down
An airline passenger opted to strip down to his Calvin Kleins rather than undergo a pat-down. This, however, is Kellan Lutz.   (Getty Images)

Not a big fan of full-body scans or TSA pat-downs, a San Diego man chose Option C: Stripping down to his Calvin Kleins to demonstrate he wasn't carrying anything untoward in them. Samuel Wolanyk was told to put his clothes back on for a proper pat-down, but refused to dress, reports MSNBC. A woman watching was charged for taping the incident on her phone. Wolanyk faces charges for refusing to complete the security process.

"TSA needs to see that I'm not carrying any weapons, explosives, or other prohibited substances, I refuse to have images of my naked body viewed by perfect strangers, and having been felt up for the first time by TSA the week prior (I travel frequently) I was not willing to be molested again." (Read more TSA agent stories.)

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