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TSA finds 24th loaded firearm at SLC International Airport since January

By McKenzie Romero | Posted - Jul 17th, 2013 @ 10:35pm

SALT LAKE CITY — The Transportation Safety Administration netted its 23rd and 24th firearms located at the Salt Lake City Airport so far this year.

Two women were stopped at security checkpoints Tuesday with loaded firearms, TSA spokeswoman Lorie Dankers said.

The first woman, carrying a RugerLC9, was stopped about 5 a.m., Dankers reported. She was arrested for investigation of possession of a dangerous weapon.

The second woman had a ticket to travel to Portland International Airport and was stopped about 8:30 p.m. with a KelTec 380. She was arrested for investigation of carrying a concealed weapon in a sterile area, Dankers said.

For more information about traveling with a firearm, visit the TSA website.

McKenzie Romero

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