TSA Finds Loaded Gun at Logan Security Checkpoint

A man was arrested after a loaded firearm was discovered at a Logan International Airport security checkpoint Wednesday morning, according to TSA officials.

TSA officers allegedly found the loaded .9mm gun in the St. Louis-bound passenger’s carry-on luggage around 6:15 a.m.

State police responded to the checkpoint and arrested the Kyle Maguire, 28, of Bridgwater, Massachusetts.

Police say Maguire did not have a license to carry in the state.

He is scheduled to be arraigned in the East Boston District Court Wednesday morning.

Civil penalties for bringing firearms to a security checkpoint can range from $1,500 to $7,000 for a single violation.

TSA has discovered over 3,390 firearms at checkpoints across the United States over the past year.

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