The Port Authority denied that in a statement today.
"Mr. Casillo's claims are absolutely not true and, in fact, at no time during his questioning by the Queens DA's Office did he make any allegation of mistreatment by the PAPD," the statement read. "Further, contrary to what Mr. Casillo has told ABC News, he was offered medical attention multiple times, but refused treatment. Also contrary to what was reported, Mr. Casillo was brought dry clothes and allowed to change. We will fight these false claims."
Port Authority officials told ABC News at the time of the security breach that they "took immediate action to increase its police presence with round-the-clock patrols of the facility's perimeter and increased patrols by boat of the surrounding waterway."
"We have called for an expedited review of the incident and a complete investigation to determine how Raytheon's perimeter intrusion detection system-which exceeds federal requirements-could be improved. Our goal is to keep the region's airports safe and secure at all times," the Port Authority said in a statement.
Casillo says he could have walked on to any airplane of his choosing at any time during that night.
"The whole intention the whole time was to make myself seen," Casillo said.