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Three dozen guns seized at BWI, region's other airports in 2014
Three dozen guns seized at BWI, region's other airports in 2014

More than three dozen guns were seized from passengers flying out of the three airports in the Baltimore-Washington region in 2014, a substantial increase over the year prior. The Transportation Security Administration said Friday that it took 14 guns at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2014, 14 at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, and 9 at Washington Dulles International Airport. In 2013, 27 guns were seized: 13 at BWI, 6 at Reagan and 8 at Dulles. No firearms have been seized at any of the region's three airports so far in 2015, the TSA said. The upticks in this region in 2014 mirrored a national increase in the number of firearms taken from carry-on luggage at airports...

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