Press Releases

February 7, 2020 | Local Press Release
BOSTON –Transportation Security Administration officers at Boston Logan International Airport caught a New Hampshire man carrying a .32 caliber gun loaded with eight bullets at one of the airport checkpoints this morning (Feb. 7).   The TSA officers…
February 3, 2020 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Williamsburg, Virginia, man was issued a summons by police at Richmond International Airport on Saturday, Feb. 1, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer spotted a .380 caliber handgun loaded with nine bullets…
February 3, 2020 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – A Fairfax County, Virginia, man was cited by the police after a Transportation Security Administration officer caught the man with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets in his carry-on bag at a Washington Dulles International…
January 31, 2020 | Local Press Release
DES MOINES, IA —  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is increasing resources focused on airport security at Des Moines International Airport (DSM) leading up to and after the Iowa Caucus. DSM is expected to see significantly more…
January 30, 2020 | Local Press Release
BILLINGS, Mont. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that there are two permanent TSA Pre✓® enrollment sites in Montana. The centers are located in Billings and Missoula. The Billings location had recently reduced its…
January 30, 2020 | Local Press Release
APPLETON, WI – Residents of east-central Wisconsin will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® program at Appleton International Airport (ATW) from Feb. 3 through 7, where officials will host a temporary…
January 29, 2020 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A West Chesterfield, Virginia, man was issued two citations by police at Richmond International Airport this morning, Jan. 29, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a .380 caliber handgun in the traveler’…
January 29, 2020 | Local Press Release
GREAT FALLS, Mont. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminded local residents that they have the opportunity to enroll in TSA Pre✓® Monday, Feb. 10 through Friday, Feb. 14 at Great Falls International Airport. The enrollment center…
January 24, 2020 | Local Press Release
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Idaho Falls Regional Airport discovered a loaded firearm in the carry-on luggage of female traveler ticketed for travel to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Thursday…
January 24, 2020 | Local Press Release
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- Now is the perfect time to check whether you have a star on your Pennsylvania driver’s license. If not, there’s still time to get a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license with that star on it. But it’s better to get it sooner, rather…
January 23, 2020 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH –  A Missouri man was arrested at Pittsburgh International Airport after Transportation Security Administration officers stopped him with a .38 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets. It was the fourth gun caught at the checkpoint in the…
January 23, 2020 | Local Press Release
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reminded California residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, all travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant driver license, identification card or another…
January 23, 2020 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. — It is important to avoid packing prohibited items in baggage when flying if travelers expect a smooth security checkpoint experience. The Transportation Security Administration has several tools that travelers who are flying out of…
January 22, 2020 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Florida woman was caught with a loaded handgun at the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Pittsburgh International Airport on Monday, Jan. 20. She was arrested by police. The woman, from Broward County, Florida, was…
January 21, 2020 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) caught a Prince George’s County, Maryland, man with a 9 mm handgun loaded with eight bullets including one in the…
January 21, 2020 | Local Press Release
MILWAUKEE – Just three weeks into the new year, a Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, man became the first individual caught this year by the Transportation Security Administration with a firearm at a Mitchell International Airport checkpoint. He was stopped…
January 21, 2020 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) caught a Prince George’s County, Maryland, man with a 9 mm handgun loaded with eight bullets including one in the…
January 21, 2020 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – A little less than three weeks into the new year, Transportation Security Administration officers at Boston Logan International Airport caught their first gun of 2020 at oe of the airport checkpoints. The TSA officers stopped an Alabama…
January 21, 2020 | Local Press Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reminded California residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant driver license or identification card or another…
January 17, 2020 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Bradley International Airport made it into the Transportation Security Administration’s list of Top 10 List of most unusual items found at checkpoints in 2019. TSA released the list in an on-line video it posted on the agency’s…
January 17, 2020 | Local Press Release
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. —  Virginia residents who want to board an airplane for a domestic flight or enter a secure federal facility will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is REAL ID-compliant, or they…
January 17, 2020 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Newark Liberty International Airport and LaGuardia Airport each made it into the Transportation Security Administration’s list of Top 10 List of most unusual items found at checkpoints in 2019. TSA released the list in an on-line…
January 17, 2020 | Local Press Release
OMAHA, NE – An Arizona man became the first individual caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a firearm at the Eppley Airfield checkpoint this year. He was stopped yesterday (Jan. 16) with a .45 caliber handgun loaded with six…
January 17, 2020 | Local Press Release
PORTLAND, ME – The Transportation Security Administration caught a Penobscot County, Maine, man at the Portland International Jetport checkpoint this morning (Jan. 17) with a 9 mm handgun loaded with 12 bullets. It was the first gun caught at the…
January 16, 2020 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – An Alabama man became the first individual caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a firearm at a Newark Liberty International Airport checkpoint this year. He was stopped with a .22 caliber handgun in his carry-on…