Stun gun is latest ‘Oops, I forgot’ at BWI

TSA photo
TSA photo

If you didn’t know better, you might think it was a clicker to change channels. Fortunately, the Transportation Security Administration folks at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport know better.

They seized this stun gun from a passenger at a security checkpoint on Friday, the second stun gun confiscated at BWI in three days, the TSA said. No details on the passenger, but in most cases, if policed are convinced that the would-be flyer simply forgot the weapon was with them, they let the passenger head for the boarding gate, without the stun gun

Ashley Halsey reports on national and local transportation.
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