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October 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
DAYTON, Ohio - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at a Dayton International Airport (DAY) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 5 a.m., a loaded Taurus .357 Magnum was detected in a passenger’s carry-on bag....
October 29, 2019 | Local Press Release
TAMPA - Transportation Security Administration officers working at Tampa Bay Area airports have detected abnormally high 15 firearms in passenger carry-on bags in October.Through Oct. 28, Tampa International Airport officers detected 12 guns,...
October 29, 2019 | Local Press Release
AVOCA, Pa. – A Florida man was stopped by a Transportation Security Administration officer when a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets was spotted in his carry-on bag at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport on October 28.   When the...
October 28, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – A Morris County, New Jersey, man was arrested this morning, October 28, after Transportation Security Administration officers at Newark Liberty International Airport caught him trying to bring a .22 caliber handgun loaded with four...
October 28, 2019 | Local Press Release
STERLING, Va. –  This month marks the one-year countdown until all travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or other acceptable form of ID if they want to fly domestically starting October 2020.Now is the perfect time for...
October 23, 2019 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. – A Troutville, Virginia, man was stopped by the Transportation Security Administration with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets, at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport checkpoint on Tuesday, October 22. The TSA officer...
October 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) have now caught 26 guns at the airport’s checkpoints, tying the record set in 2017. With a little more than two...
October 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Five Transportation Security Administration (TSA) explosive detection canine teams who work out of Washington Dulles International Airport are featured in a new book that shares stories of dozens of canine heroes.The 267-page...
October 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration officers caught a West Yarmouth, Massachusetts, man with a 9 mm handgun loaded with 10 bullets at a Boston Logan International Airport checkpoint on Friday, October 18, marking the third gun caught so...
October 18, 2019 | Local Press Release
DALLAS - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS) today reminded Texas residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant form of identification to board a flight...
October 17, 2019 | Local Press Release
HOUSTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS) are reminding Texas residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant form of identification to board a flight...
October 15, 2019 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Hanover County, Virginia, man was cited on state weapons charges by police at Richmond International Airport on Monday, October 14, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a .22 caliber handgun loaded...
October 09, 2019 | Local Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY - Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) have discovered seven firearms in the carry-on luggage of seven different travelers in the past seven days.The latest...
October 09, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Gilmer County, West Virginia, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) security checkpoint yesterday, October 8, with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six...
October 08, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration officers caught a Worcester County, Massachusetts man with a handgun at a Boston Logan International Airport checkpoint on Tuesday morning, marking the second gun caught in three days at the airport...
October 08, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho - One year ahead of the federally-mandated deadline of October 1, 2020, officials with the state of Idaho and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminded Idahoans to obtain a Star Card, Idaho’s Real ID-compliant driver...
October 08, 2019 | Local Press Release
LA CROSSE — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and The La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE) invite passengers to apply for TSA Pre ✓® at a temporary enrollment center open at the airport Monday – Friday, October 14-18, from 9:00 am -noon...
October 07, 2019 | Local Press Release
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – A Cogan Station, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by a Transportation Security Administration officer when a .25 caliber handgun loaded with five bullets, including one in the chamber, was spotted in the man’s carry-on bag at...
October 07, 2019 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A King William County, Virginia, man was cited on state weapons charges by police at Richmond International Airport on Saturday, October 5, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a 9 mm handgun in the...
October 07, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration officers caught a man with a handgun at a Boston Logan International Airport checkpoint on Sunday, October 6, marking 13th gun that TSA has detected at the airport checkpoints so far this year. The man...
October 07, 2019 | Local Press Release
DES MOINES - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the Iowa Department of Transportation, and Iowa’s airports today held a press conference at Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to remind Iowa residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020,...
October 04, 2019 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA —  As the one-year countdown to the implementation of REAL ID has begun, it 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...
October 04, 2019 | Local Press Release
RONKONKOMA, N.Y. – Residents of Long Island will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Long Island MacArthur Airport terminal from October 14 to 18, where officials will...
October 04, 2019 | Local Press Release
ERIE, Pa. – Residents of the Erie area and northwestern Pennsylvania region will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside Erie International Airport from November 4 to 8, where...
October 03, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Butler County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) security checkpoint yesterday, October 2, with a 9 mm handgun loaded with 13 bullets,...

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