Record Number Of People Trying To Board Planes With Guns – Nov. 24, 2014

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This raises the question of why so many people try to board planes with guns. In most states people have the legal option of packing their guns in checked luggage, so long as they’re unloaded, properly stored and declared to the officials. TSA nab your knife? Buy it back “Some people just aren’t using common sense,” said George Hobica, founder of the travel advice web site Airfarewatchdog.com. “What’s really scary is that eventually some of these will get by TSA and misused.” Besides guns, people try to bring in other weapons on board too. The TSA has also confiscated cane swords and a live grenade, and a few dummy grenades, as well.
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District Attorney Marc Bennett has scheduled an afternoon briefing to discuss a fatal officer-involved shooting that happened earlier this year. David M. Zehring, 30, was shot in the early morning hours of April 10, 2014 following a police chase. Below is the account of events released by Wichita Police shortly after the shooting: On April 10 just before 2:30 a.m., a Wichita police officer pulled up to a stop sign at 15th and Gow. The driver of a car across the intersection then shined a flashlight at the officer. When the officer got out out of his car to see if there was a problem, the other driver asked for his name and badge number.
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Some people still try to board with box cutters, one of the weapons of the September 11 terrorists. TSA spokesman Ross Feinstein said the vast majority of travelers with guns in their carry-ons claim that they forgot about the guns when they went to the airport. Perhaps we need stronger penalties for people who try to bring them, or forget to remove them, in carry-ons, said Hobica of Airfarewatchdog.com. That might jog peoples memories to not try to bring them on planes. Feinstein said the gun-toting travelers are already subject to criminal penalties, and are referred to local law enforcement. The TSA also imposes civil penalties, such as fines ranging from $1,500 to $11,000.
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This year’s tally through mid-November already surpasses last year’s total of 1,813, which was the prior record. The busiest travel days of 2014 haven’t even taken place yet. The TSA is expecting 24.6 million travelers during the 12-day Thanksgiving travel period, an uptick of 1.5% from last year. It’s safe to assume that some of those travelers will try to board airplanes with guns in their travel bags, and that most of those guns will be loaded. During a recent week in which the TSA discovered 35 guns, 29 were loaded, including seven with chambered rounds. This raises the question of why so many people try to board planes with guns. In most states people have the legal option of packing their guns in checked luggage, so long as they’re unloaded, properly stored and declared to the officials.
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