Crime & Courts

3 loaded guns seized at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Federal agents have seized three loaded guns from passengers’ carry-on bags at Charlotte Douglas International Airport since Oct. 30.

Agents confiscated a .38-caliber gun and a .40-caliber gun on Oct. 30 and a .380-caliber gun on Thursday, according to the Transportation Security Administration’s weekly blog.

Agents seized 54 loaded guns in all at U.S airports over the week and seven unloaded guns.

A passenger found with a gun in a carry-on can face a penalty of up to $11,000, according to the TSA.

Joe Marusak

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