TSA stops Waynesboro man from carrying gun onto flight at CHO

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Published: Aug. 17, 2022 at 10:12 AM EDT
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ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - The TSA says one of its officers stopped a Waynesboro man from carrying a gun onto a flight at Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport.

TSA says a .38 caliber gun was spotted in the man’s carry-on items Tuesday, August 16.

Authorities say the gun was not loaded, but they did find bullets and a box cutter.

TSA says this is the first gun detected by its officers at CHO this year.

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