Police: Monroe man had loaded gun at airport

Federal transportation officials say a man from Monroe is facing charges for taking a loaded gun through a security checkpoint at LaGuardia Airport in New York.

Federal transportation officials say a man from Monroe is facing charges for taking a loaded gun through a security checkpoint at LaGuardia Airport in New York. (4/30/16)

NEW YORK - Federal transportation officials say a man from Monroe is facing charges for taking a loaded gun through a security checkpoint at LaGuardia Airport in New York.

Officials say the gun was found in the man's laptop bag on Thursday.

The man, identified as John Rodrigues, claimed he forgot the gun was in his bag.

The Transportation Security Administration says the incident should serve as a reminder to double-check your luggage before heading to the airport.

 

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