LINTHICUM, MD. (WJZ) — A DC man was caught with a loaded gun at the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in early December.
The Transportation Security Administration said an officer spotted the .38 caliber handgun in the man’s carry-on bag while it was inside the checkpoint X-ray machine.READ MORE: Adult Entertainment Resumes In Baltimore Friday Afternoon After City Agrees To Lift COVID Restriction
The Maryland Transportation Authority Police responded and confiscated the firearm and detained the man for questioning before arresting him on weapons charges.READ MORE: 'We Cannot Accept This': Teens Shot In Baltimore Thursday Still In Hospital, One In Grave Condition; Police Following Leads
He told police he forgot he had his loaded gun with him. He is now facing a “stiff” federal financial penalty, TSA said.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott To Hold COVID-19 News Conference