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: Eating Cicadas Is Actually Good For The Environment And Apparently They Taste Like Shrimp
The Maryland Transportation Authority Police responded and confiscated the firearm and detained the man for questioning before arresting him on weapons charges.READ MORE: Maryland Lifts COVID Mask Mandate Starting Saturday, Gov. Larry Hogan Says
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: 3 Injured Following Gas Explosion In Pikesville On Friday