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January 26, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a North Carolina man from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport checkpoint. The incident occurred early this morning...
January 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Residents of the Tri-State region of West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Huntington Tri-State Airport terminal ...
January 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
FARGO, N.D. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has fully implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at Hector International (FAR) in Fargo.The new procedures require travelers to place all electronics...
January 23, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Chesterfield County, Virginia, woman was arrested at Richmond International Airport on Monday, Jan. 22, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.A TSA...
January 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – Nine people were arrested yesterday, January 18, after Transportation Security Administration officers detected a suspicious item in a carry-on bag at a Newark Liberty International Airport checkpoint.The preliminary investigation...
January 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
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January 18, 2018 | 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 during the week of Jan. 22 - 26, where...
January 17, 2018
NORFOLK, Va.—A Transportation Security Administration officer detected a loaded handgun in a carry-on bag at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint last Friday morning (Jan. 12), marking the first gun caught at one of the airport’s checkpoints...
January 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
The man, a resident of Bensalem, Pennsylvania, was ticketed to fly to Ghana. Instead, he was arrested by federal officials. “This is another fine example of the good work that our TSA officers perform regularly here at Kennedy International Airport...
January 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Georgia man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) yesterday (Jan. 11) after a Transportation Security Administration officer caught him trying to bring a loaded handgun past the...
January 09, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOZEMAN, Mont. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminded Gallatin Valley residents they can enroll in the popular TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program for one week starting Monday at Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport (BZN...
January 09, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Putnam County, West Virginia, man was cited by police after a Transportation Security Administration officer at Yeager Airport (CRW) spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag at the airport checkpoint.The man, a resident...
January 09, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented an Indiana man from bringing a loaded handgun aboard a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport checkpoint. The incident occurred early Monday morning at...
January 08, 2018 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE – Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) discovered two firearms in less than 24 hours during the routine screening of carry-on baggage.A TSA officer found the first...
January 06, 2018 | Local Press Release
JAMAICA, N.Y. – A Queens, New York, man got off to a bad start this new year when he was caught trying to carry a loaded gun past the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at John F. Kennedy International Airport Jan. 5, the first gun...
January 05, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) set another screening record during the 2017 holiday travel period, December 15 through January 2, 2018, with more than 42 million (42,043,588) passengers and more than 30.6 million (30,...
January 05, 2018 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – An Arlington, Virginia, man had a bad start to the new year yesterday morning, Jan. 4 when a Transportation Security Administration officer at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-...
December 26, 2017 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. — A Chesapeake, Virginia, man and a Norfolk, Virginia, woman each were cited after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected handguns in their carry-on bags at Norfolk International Airport checkpoints within a...
December 26, 2017 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – A Fauquier County, Virginia, man was caught with a loaded handgun at Washington Dulles International Airport on Christmas day after a Transportation Security Administration officer detected him trying to carry the semi-automatic weapon...
December 26, 2017 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A local man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) this morning, December 26, after a Transportation Security Administration officer caught him trying to bring a loaded handgun past the...
December 22, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a North Carolina woman from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport checkpoint. The incident occurred early this...
December 22, 2017 | Local Press Release
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December 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Syracuse, New York, man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) yesterday, Dec. 20, after a Transportation Security Administration officer caught him trying to bring a loaded handgun past...
December 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
DES MOINES, IA – A West Des Moines, Iowa, man was cited at Des Moines International Airport on Wednesday (Dec. 20) after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer detected a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on bag. The man was an...
December 20, 2017 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) joined the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today to debut new automated screening lanes at Logan International Airport (BOS). This state-of-the-art checkpoint...

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