TSA Notes Increase In Guns Detected At New England Airports

(Warwick, RI) -- The Transportation Security Administration says there was a notable increase last year in the number of guns detected at New England airport checkpoints. At T.F. Green Airport, four guns were detected in 2018, versus zero in 2017. The overall numbers for the eight listed airports: 29 guns in 2017, 45 last year. The TSA is reminding travelers that even if they have a concealed weapon permit, firearms are not permitted to be carried onto an airplane, but they can be included in checked bags.


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