You might want to think twice before barreling through the emergency exit of a subway station.
"I was like: 'Please, you can't arrest me for this,'" Zielinski told the Post. "I couldn't believe it; I was stunned and shocked."
Zielinski said he was put in a jail cell and held for 28 hours after being cited for interfering with NYC Transit equipment.
"They could have just given me a ticket; they had to take my freedom away from me?" Zielinski said.
Zielinski, a Verizon technition, said he had to phone his boss to take a day off from work because of his jail stay.
"He went through a door he wasn't supposed to," a police spokesman told the Post.
Door alarms are designed to alert station agents to emergencies, and it is a problem when passengers needlessly trigger them, NYC Transit spokesman Charles Seaton said