MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Transportation Security Administration officers (TSA) officers stopped a man from carrying a loaded handgun onto a plane at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport.
It happened Thursday morning, Oct. 8.
They found a 9 mm gun in a Kentucky man’s carry-on bag. The TSA immediately called for a Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department deputy and the gun was confiscated.
The TSA statement does not say whether the man was detained.
A typical fine for someone who tries to get on board with a loaded gun ranges from $4,100 to more than $13,000.