Brick man brings loaded gun to airport

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An unidentified Brick Township man brought this loaded handgun into the Atlantic City International Airport on Sunday, March 29, 2021. PHOTO BY TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

ATLANTIC CITY — An unidentified Brick Township man was stopped by security officials at the Atlantic City International Airport on Sunday, after they detected a loaded gun in his possession.

Transportation Security Administration [TSA] agents notified the New Jersey State Police upon discovering the 9mm handgun, loaded with nine bullets, in the Brick resident’s carry-on bag. 

Responding police officers interviewed the man before escorting him from the airport, the TSA announced Monday.

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“He now faces the possibility of a federal financial penalty for bringing a gun to a security checkpoint,” TSA officials said.

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