Sat Jan 19, 2013, 01:32 AM
Pilotguy (438 posts)
Bengals offensive lineman Andre Smith arrested after allegedly bringing gun to airport
ATLANTA - Bengals offensive lineman Andre Smith was arrested Thursday after he allegedly brought a gun to an airport in Atlanta.
Atlanta police say they found a loaded .380 pistol in Smith's carry-on bag when he tried to board a plane at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport around 4:50 p.m. Thursday. Police responded to the scene and arrested Smith.
“We continue to remind passengers of the importance of looking through carry-on bags to ensure there are no prohibited items inside,” said Jon Allen, TSA spokesman.
TSA officials say this is the third firearm discovered at Hartsfield-Jackson airport this year. In 2012, 1,548 firearms were discovered at airports nationwide, which is up 1,320 from 2011. Officials say the majority of the firearms were loaded.
Read more: http://www.kypost.com/dpps/sports/football/bengals/bengals-offensive-lineman-andre-smith-arrested-after-allegedly-bringing-gun-to-airport_8176776#ixzz2IO6ZZpWi
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