TSA: CT woman arrested for bringing loaded gun through Bradley Int'l Airport

TSA agents say they detected a loaded gun inside the carry-on bag of a 40-year-old Connecticut woman who was traveling at Bradley International Airport.

Jay Lederman

May 3, 2023, 4:27 PM

Updated 388 days ago


A Connecticut woman was arrested for attempting to bring a loaded gun through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Bradley International Airport, officials say.
TSA officials say the 40-year-old woman attempted to carry a loaded 9 mm pistol onto an airplane Monday afternoon.
The woman went through a security screening when TSA agents detected a firearm in her carry-on bag.
Agents say they immediately notified Connecticut State Police and that officials found the loaded gun as well as 2 ammo clips with a total of 20 rounds of bullets.
The woman was questioned by state police and charged.
TSA agents say this is the third gun detected at Bradley International Airport this year.
TSA say it reserves the right to issue a civil penalty to travelers who have guns and gun parts with them at a checkpoint.
A typical first offense for carrying a loaded gun into a checkpoint is $3,000 and can go as high as $15,000 depending on any mitigating circumstances.

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