Newburgh man arrested for loaded handgun at Westchester County Airport

The officer spotted the loaded 9 mm handgun on the checkpoint X-ray machine's monitor.

News 12 Staff

Oct 31, 2022, 4:27 PM

Updated 570 days ago

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TSA officers prevented a Newburgh man from carrying his loaded handgun onto a flight at Westchester County Airport Friday.
The officer spotted the loaded 9 mm handgun on the checkpoint X-ray machine's monitor.
Officers confiscated the gun, which had seven bullets inside, and detained the man.
He's now facing a federal penalty.
It is the fourth handgun that TSA officers have stopped at the airport checkpoint so far this year.


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