TSA finds loaded pistol in man's carry-on at RDU
Posted May 29, 2013
Updated May 30, 2013
Morrisville, N.C. — A Tennessee man was charged Wednesday with possessing or concealing a weapon after security personnel at Raleigh-Durham International Airport found a loaded pistol in his carry-on bag.
Collin Byrd, 45, of Franklin, Tenn., was booked on a flight through Charlotte to Nashville. A TSA agent spotted the gun in his bag when it passed through the X-ray machine and called police.
Police say Byrd admitted to having the gun in his bag and went quietly with police.