Handgun Found in Man's Carry-On at Newark Airport - NBC New York

Handgun Found in Man's Carry-On at Newark Airport



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    TSA agents at Newark Liberty International Airport found a handgun in a carry-on suitcase Thursday, according to authorities.

    Security agents found an unloaded handgun and 15 rounds of ammunition in a man's carry-on bag as he prepared to board a flight to North Carolina at Newark Liberty International Airport.

    Port Authority police spokesman Joe Pentangelo says 30-year-old Jose Fernandez of Jersey City was ticketed to fly to Charlotte, North Carolina, on Wednesday night when TSA agents spotted the .38-caliber pistol as they screened the passenger's bag.

    Fernandez was arrested without incident on a charge of unlawful possession of a weapon. 

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