Man arrested for having loaded gun in carry-on luggage at CVG

TSA found this loaded gun inside this carry-on bag at a CVG checkpoint. Source: TSA
TSA found this loaded gun inside this carry-on bag at a CVG checkpoint. Source: TSA

HEBRON, KY (FOX19) - A Kentucky man has been arrested after Transportation Security Administration officers at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) spotted a loaded gun in his carry-on bag at the checkpoint on Monday morning.

TSA contacted the Airport Police who responded, confiscated the .380 caliber handgun, loaded with six rounds, and arrested the man on a state weapons charge.

There was no impact to airport operations.

The man, a resident of Union, KY, was originally ticketed to fly to Atlanta.

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