By CBS Baltimore Staff

LINTHICUM, Md. (WJZ) — A Baltimore County man was arrested after he was caught with a loaded handgun at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

Transportation Security Administration officers spotted the 9mm handgun and 10 bullets inside his carry-on bag in the X-ray machine Sunday.

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Maryland Transportation Authority Police was notified and confiscated the Cockeysville man’s firearm.

He told authorities he forgot he had his loaded gun with him.

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He now faces a still financial penalty.

Six guns were caught at BWI checkpoints so far this year.

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CBS Baltimore Staff