Colonial Heights woman caught with loaded gun at Reagan National Airport

Colonial Heights woman caught with loaded gun at Reagan National Airport
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police, who responded to the checkpoint, confiscated the handgun and cited the woman, says the TSA. (Source: TSA)

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WWBT) - A woman from Colonial Heights was caught with a loaded gun at a Reagan National Airport security checkpoint.

After spotting the handgun on the checkpoint X-ray machine’s monitor, officers say the gun was a 9mm handgun loaded with six bullets including one in the chamber in the woman’s carry-on items on April 16.

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police, who responded to the checkpoint, confiscated the handgun and cited the woman, says the TSA.

She now faces a stiff federal financial civil penalty for bringing a loaded gun to an airport security checkpoint.

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