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June 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) stopped a Lancaster, Pennsylvania, woman with a loaded handgun at one of the airport’s checkpoints today,...
June 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial Day...
June 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A Charlottesville, Virginia, man was cited by police after a Transportation Security Administration officer at Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag at the airport checkpoint on...
June 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.—A Kentucky man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a loaded gun at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint Tuesday, June 26, marking the third gun caught at one of the airport checkpoints so far this month....
June 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) stopped an Anne Arundel County, Maryland, man with a loaded handgun at one of the airport’s checkpoints on...
June 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
Burlington, Vt. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Burlington International Airport (BTV) are preparing for a busy travel season this summer, as BTV anticipates a more than 16 percent increase in the number of passengers screened...
June 22, 2018 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. – A West Virginia woman was stopped by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) with a loaded handgun at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport checkpoint on Thursday, June 21. The TSA officer who was staffing the checkpoint X-...
June 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial Day...
June 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) caught a handgun at one of the airport’s checkpoints this morning, marking the 11th gun caught at the airport so...
June 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial...
June 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a South Carolina man from bringing a loaded handgun onboard a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) checkpoint. The incident occurred this morning...
June 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial...
June 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial...
June 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
BANGOR, Maine – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Bangor International Airport (BGR) are preparing for a busy travel season this summer, as BGR continues to see a nearly 30% increase in the number of passengers over last year.Last...
June 19, 2018
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at the Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 9 a.m., a loaded Kel-Tec 9mm handgun was discovered in a passenger’s carry-...
June 18, 2018 | Local Press Release
COLONIE, N.Y. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial...
June 14, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial Day...
June 13, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Boise Airport (BOI) is ready for a busy summer travel season, projecting it will screen an average of, 6,500 departing passengers a day between now and Labor Day 2018, a 10 percent...
June 13, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – You come to an airport checkpoint hoping to catch your flight and arrive at your destination safely and on time. Seems simple enough, but sometimes something you weren’t expecting comes up at the checkpoint and it slows you down.Meet...
June 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
AUSTIN, Tex. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) intercepted a loaded firearm in a carry-on bag yesterday morning at an Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) security checkpoint.   The Glock 37, loaded with six rounds, was...
June 12, 2018
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. —A Kentucky man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a loaded gun in his carry-on bag at the Huntington Tri-State Airport checkpoint on Monday, June 11. TSA officers stopped the Van Lear, Kentucky, resident...
June 11, 2018 | Local Press Release
OMAHA, Neb. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm in a carry-on bag at Omaha Eppley Airfield (OMA) on Sunday, June 10 at 7:34 a.m. at the North Checkpoint.  TSA found the Glock 42, .380 Automatic, loaded with...
June 11, 2018 | Local Press Release
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a passenger from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) checkpoint. The incident occurred yesterday just before...
June 08, 2018 | Local Press Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for a potential record-breaking day for passengers screened Monday at Nashville International Airport (BNA) as travelers return home from the Country Music Association...
June 07, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. — A Pennsylvania man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) with a loaded gun at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint on Wednesday, June 6, just two days after another individual was caught with a gun at...

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