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Man cited for trying to bring loaded gun through Norfolk International Airport security

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Posted at 11:00 AM, Dec 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-23 11:00:58-05

Norfolk, Va. – A man was cited by police at Norfolk International Airport on Tuesday for bringing a loaded handgun through a security checkpoint, TSA Public Affairs Spokesperson Lisa Farbstein said Wednesday.

Farbstein says TSA officer detected the gun among the man’s belongings as he passed through a security checkpoint.

This is the 16th gun that TSA officers have detected at the Norfolk airport this year — more than double the number that were caught in 2014.

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