Friends: Suspect meant no harm at Newark airport

In this image made Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 from a Sunday, Jan. 3 Transportation Security Administration surveillance video, a couple, seen inside the highlighted area, walk into a secure area of Newark Liberty International Airport. Call it the tortured airport goodbye felt around the world. A man struggling to say goodbye to a female companion took advantage of a guard's absence to sneak past a security checkpoint Sunday evening, causing a terminal shutdown the delayed flights across the globe and calling into question just how secure the nation's airports really are. (AP Photo/Transportation Security Administration)

January 9, 2010 4:48:04 PM PST
Friends described the man charged with breaching security at Newark Liberty International Airport as a romantic who just wanted to see his girlfriend off properly.