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TSA agents find gun inside passenger’s backpack at Newark Liberty Int’l Airport

TSA officials say a man from Pennsylvania went through Terminal C with a handgun in his backpack.

Matt Trapani

Oct 24, 2023, 12:28 AM

Updated 271 days ago

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A gun was spotted at a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport last week, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
TSA officials say a man from Pennsylvania went through Terminal C with a handgun in his backpack. TSA agents found it and confiscated the weapon.
The man was arrested and faces a $15,000 fine.
TSA officials say agents have caught 20 weapons at Newark Liberty this year. Last year only 14 were confiscated.


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