TSA agents stop man from bringing loaded gun through Newark Liberty checkpoint

TSA agents stop man from bringing loaded gun through Newark Liberty checkpoint

Officers with the Transportation Security Administration stopped a traveler from Pennsylvania from allegedly bringing a loaded handgun onto his flight at Newark Liberty International Airport on Saturday.
TSA officials say an agent spotted the 9mm handgun at the security checkpoint’s X-ray machine. The gun was found inside a backpack.
The traveler was taken into custody. He also faces up to $15,000 in fines.
TSA officials say that agents have prevented more than 4,000 guns from getting through security nationwide this year.