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Gun in luggage leads to arrest at RDU

Posted May 27, 2008 1:11 p.m. EDT

— A woman was arrested Monday afternoon at Raleigh-Durham International Airport after authorities found a loaded handgun in a piece of luggage, authorities said.

Sheila Zercoe was charged with having a concealed weapon in her carry-on luggage. She told authorities she had forgotten the .22-caliber handgun was in her luggage.

The incident didn't affect operations at RDU, authorities said.