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  • July 26, 2013 | 24 (# of comments)
    Loaded Gun (HOU)33 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 33 firearms, 24 were loaded and eight had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Stun Guns Discovered at (L-R) BTX, DEN, MEM, PHX, PHX, SFO, SMFStun...
  • July 19, 2013 | 34 (# of comments)
    Gag Retirement GiftGag Gift - A gag retirement gift designed to look like an improvised explosive device didn’t look like a gag to the TSA Officer who spotted it on the X-ray at St. Petersburg / Clearwater (PIE). With its metal box and wires strewn...
  • July 12, 2013 | 57 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm (MEM)38 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 38 firearms, 30 were loaded and nine had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Stun Guns Discovered at (L-R) IND, LAS, DEN, BOI, LAS, DTW, MCI,...
  • July 05, 2013 | 52 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm (LAX)30 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 30 firearms, 27 were loaded and eight had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Starter Pistol (BWI)On Your Mark… - A starter pistol loaded with...
  • June 28, 2013 | 30 (# of comments)
    Loaded Gun (IAH)44 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 44 firearms, 35 were loaded and six had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Inert Grenade (ALB)Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to...
  • June 21, 2013 | 43 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm (JAX)57 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 57 firearms, 47 were loaded and 14 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Stun Gun (SAN)Stun Guns - Six stun guns were discovered this week...
  • June 18, 2013 | 30 (# of comments)
    More frequently than you might imagine, travelers contact TSA to find out if they can pack automotive or other vehicle parts in their checked or carry-on bags. We regularly hear from travelers who work for racing teams or car dealerships, and those...
  • June 14, 2013 | 37 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm (ATL)43 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 43 firearms, 36 were loaded and 13 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Inert Claymore Mine and Grenade (SJC)Inert Ordnance and Grenades...
  • June 07, 2013 | 25 (# of comments)
    24-Pounds of Black Powder (MDW)24-Pounds of Black Powder - Ten canisters containing 24-pounds of black powder were discovered in checked baggage at Chicago Midway (MDW). While properly packaged ammunition is permitted in checked-baggage, black...
  • May 31, 2013 | 25 (# of comments)
    Loaded Gun (SAV)29 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 29 firearms, 26 were loaded and 13 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.CO2 Cartridges - A total of seven CO2 cartridges were discovered this...

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