LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) —  That was quick.

Marilyn Hartman, the senior stowaway sentenced Wednesday to 177 days in the Los Angeles County Jail, has already been released.

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The LA County Sheriff’s Department confirms she was released just after 6 p.m. Saturday.

Jail overcrowding was cited for the reason for the early release.

Before she was sentenced, Superior Court Judge Alan Rubin gave Hartman, 62, a tongue-lashing.

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“Recently, we’ve had shootings here, somebody killed here, at LAX. There have been in the past bombing attempts, past terrorist bombing attempts,” Rubin said. “I want, and I intend, to have police resources to be used in those kinds of matters. Not this.”

The stowaway originally arrived at LAX from San Jose.

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