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Loaded Firearm Found In Carry-on Bag At Reagan National

Posted on Jan 03,2020
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TSA officers detected this loaded handgun in a man’s carry-on bag at Reagan National Airport. (TSA)
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By Michael O'Connell

ARLINGTON, VA. – A Transportation Security Administration officer stopped a man Wednesday from bringing a loaded handgun onto a plane at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), according to a TSA release.

On Jan. 1, a TSA officer detected a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets in the carry-on bag of an Alabama man. TSA officials notified Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police, who confiscated the handgun. They questioned the man and cited him on a weapons charge.

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