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TSA agent accidentally takes gun to work

In Memphis:

A Transportation Security Administration employee at Memphis International Airport was arrested by airport police Wednesday after he was accused of carrying a handgun into the main terminal building.

The gun was found during a security check at the terminal’s “A” concourse in a bag belonging to TSA employee Richard Banks III. He told airport police that he forgot the handgun, a 9mm Glock 17, was in the bag.

8 Responses to “TSA agent accidentally takes gun to work”

  1. Mike V Says:

    Oh, the irony of it all.

  2. jason Says:

    Key sentence from the article: “..Banks was issued a misdemeanor citation for unlawful possession of a weapon in lieu of being held in custody.”

  3. Snark Says:

    Oh god I needed this, this kinda story will making the painful laughter with Kidney Stones worth every bit.

  4. Paul Says:

    Book’em danno.

    What goes around comes around.

  5. Ted N(not the Nuge) Says:

    Except he’s an ONLY ONE, so what comes around for him, will probably get much reduced, if not dismissed completely.

  6. Old NFO Says:

    Cited and released… Yeah, like THAT would happen to us… sigh

  7. Bubblehead Les Says:

    Good thing it was the TSA and not the Canton,Ohio P.D.

  8. Chas Says:

    Markie Marxist sez: “Ha! Ha! Just like the Second Amendment says, it’s the right to keep not bear arms! Ha! Ha!”

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