TSA: Man caught with loaded handgun at T.F. Green
By News Staff
WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) – A Lincoln man was detained at T.F. Green Airport Thursday after TSA officers detected a loaded handgun at a security checkpoint.
TSA officers contacted airport police after detecting the loaded .380 caliber handgun in the man’s backpack as it passed through the checkpoint’s X-ray machine.
The Lincoln man was detained or questioning by airport police. No word at this time if he will face charges.
A TSA spokesman said this incident marked the first gun caught at T.F. Green in 2019. Four firearms were detected at the airport checkpoint in 2018.
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