Man Arrested Trying to Bring Loaded Gun Through Security at Baltimore Airport

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Man Arrested Trying to Bring Loaded Gun Through Security at Baltimore Airport

Scott LiebermanMan Arrested Trying to Bring Loaded Gun Through Security at Baltimore AirportMillion Mile Secrets Team

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A would-be traveler was handcuffed after his .40 caliber handgun loaded with 12 bullets was pulled out of his carry-on bag as it went through a TSA checkpoint X-ray machine at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).

Just 2 days prior, another man attempted to get past security with a gun.  He too was stopped and arrested.

TSA contacted police, who confiscated the weapon and made the arrest.  TSA reports it was the 12th gun they’ve detected at the airport’s checkpoints so far in 2018.  Last year, TSA officers found 26 firearms.

Source:   TSA

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Mike Huckabee’s son did the same thing at the Little Rock airport several years ago. I think anyone stupid enough to forget they’re carrying through security should have their license revoked permanently.

Anyone else see the strange irony of advertising TSA PreCheck in the same place where someone got arrested for doing something illegal in regards to PreCheck?

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Scott Lieberman

Thanks for commenting, Trever!

I really like my TSA PreCheck status because I get to be on the fast-moving line, instead of the line where people are packin’ when they’re packing!

PreCheck is for customers who pass a background check. Thus, they’ve been pre-checked for the likelihood they’d try to do something like bring a loaded weapon onto a plane!

I usually roll my eyes when TSA folks make people empty their bags. So I thought I’d highlight a story where they did a great job keeping us all safe!