TSA: Florida man caught with gun at airport checkpoint

May 17, 2019 GMT

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man had a loaded handgun at a security checkpoint at a Connecticut airport.

The Transportation Security Administration says its officers spotted the gun when the man’s fanny pack went through the X-ray machine at Bradley International Airport at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

The TSA says 74-year-old David Charles Schultz, of Plant City, Florida, was had a .22 caliber handgun loaded with 10 bullets and a box with 50 additional rounds of ammunition.

They contacted Connecticut State Police, who confiscated the gun and bullets.


He was charged with illegal tampering or interfering with airports.

He was released on $500 bail and is scheduled to appear in court on May 30.

His case wasn’t in online court records and it was unclear if he had a lawyer.