NY Man Brings Loaded Gun To Airport! Why Wasn’t He Arrested?
There is no bad time of the year to travel. It's always fun to get on a plane and explore new destinations. Make sure to pack everything you will need for the flight! Snacks, pillow and maybe slippers are good to have in your carry on bag. Oh, and your gun! Don't forget to pack your gun.
What happened to a Central New York man when TSA agents found a gun packed in his luggage?
The scene is Syracuse Hancock International Airport where over 1 million passengers fly in and out of each year. Along the way there are many banned and outrageous items found hidden in luggage. You won't believe some of the objects that TSA agents have found. Scroll through the pictures below for 10 surprising smuggles.
According to Syracuse.com, a Central New York man was at the airport on Monday and got in the security check line just like everyone else. When he got to the luggage scanner, agents noticed something suspicious. What was it? A loaded 9mm handgun!
Agents quickly contacted Syracuse Police and the investigation was underway. The suspect explained that he had gone hiking and had the gun in his backpack. He forgot that he had placed it there and brought it to the airport.
Syracuse.com also reports that no charges were filed. The man had a valid pistol license and Syracuse police spokesman Lt. Matthew Malinowski said, "It was case of forgetting the gun was in his bag,”.
Whether they forgot or brought these objects on purpose, here are some surprising items found by TSA agents.