Stun gun found in woman's carry-on luggage at BWI

Weapon was confiscated and Ohio woman allowed to board her flight

By Candus Thomson, The Baltimore Sun

1:12 PM EDT, May 8, 2012


A woman from Columbus, Ohio, was charged Monday after a stun gun was found in her carry-on luggage at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

A Transportation Security Administration officer detected the stun gun, which was the size and shape of a smartphone, and contacted a Maryland Transportation Authority Police officer, who confiscated the weapon.

The woman was issued a citation and allowed to board her flight, the TSA said.


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