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

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Buy it back “Some people just aren’t using common sense,” said George Hobica, founder of the travel advice web site “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. In a recent one-week period, the TSA discovered 14 stun guns in carry-on bags. 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.
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The TSA is expecting 24.6 million travelers during the 12-day Thanksgiving travel period, an uptick of 1.5% from last year. Its 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.
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(Image Credit: Wareham Police Department) Related Tags: CBS Boston , Drug Arrest , Jordan Fontes , Onset , Wareham , Wareham Police , Wareham Police Department , WBZ WAREHAM (CBS) An Onset resident was arrested Friday in Wareham for possession of cocaine, marijuana, a gun and a large amount of cash. Wareham police stopped a car on Minot Ave. Friday around 1:40 p.m. after receiving a report that the driver was involved in a drug deal in another part of town. Police said that while investigating, police noticed the smell of marijuana and two folding knives in the car. Officers then searched the vehicleand found 11 ounces of marijuana, a .38 caliber handgun, six rounds of ammunition, and an ammunition clip. When the driver, Jordan Fontes, 24, was brought back the Wareham Police Department, police said he was searched and officers found two ounces of cocaine and $1,391 cash on him.
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Wareham police stopped the car of Jordan Fontes, 24, of Onset, at 1:40 p.m. Friday after receiving information he had been involved in a suspected drug transaction in another part of Wareham. During the vehicle stop, officers noted the strong smell of marijuana coming from the car as well as the presence of two folding knives, according to police. A search of the vehicle revealed approximately 11 ounces of marijuana, a .380-caliber handgun, six rounds of ammunition and an ammunition clip. Further search of Fontes revealed approximately 2 grams of cocaine and $1,391.
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