Woman caught with loaded handgun in carry on at Lynchburg airport
She says she forgot she had it with her
LYNCHBURG, Va. – A Danville woman was stopped after a loaded handgun was found in her carry on at Lynchburg Regional Airport on Tuesday, according to TSA officials.
Officials say a TSA agent found a .38 caliber handgun loaded with five bullets in her bag as it entered the checkpoint X-ray machine.
TSA officials then contacted local police who took the gun and detained the woman for questioning before issuing her a summons.
She reportedly told officials that she forgot she had her loaded gun with her.
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